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Book Launch: Erín Moure

Parc Drolet 4274 Drolet St, Montreal, Quebec

Poet, translator, and three-time Griffin finalist and judge Erín Moure launches her new collection, Theophylline: A Poetic Migration via the modernisms of Rukeyser, Bishop, Grimké, (House of Anansi Press) on August 3rd at 7:00pm ET in Montreal at Parc Drolet. Klara du Plessis joins her, reading from her new book …

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Translation Talks: Manolis Aligizakis & Sharon Dolin

Online

Join us on Saturday, November 18th at 1:00pm ET / 6:00pm GMT on Zoom for our fifth Translation Talks, featuring Manolis Aligizakis in conversation with Sharon Dolin. Manolis Aligizakis is a Cretan poet and author. He has published more than 20 books of poetry, three novels, and eleven major translation works. His translation Tasos Livaditis – Poems, Volume II was longlisted for the …

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Ani Gjika — An Unruled Body, with Jung Hae Chae

Politics & Prose Bookstore 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington

Ani Gjika was born in Albania and came of age just after the fall of Communism, a time in which everyone had a secret to keep and young women were afraid to walk down the street alone. When her family immigrates to America, Gjika finds herself far from the grandmother …

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Don Mee Choi at REDCAT

REDCAT 631 W 2ND ST, Los Angeles, CA

Don Mee Choi is a markedly influential figure in contemporary experimental poetry, combining the visual, the documentary, and the lyrical in her highly acclaimed books. Choi’s Kor-Us Trilogy (Hardly War, DMZ Colony, and the forthcoming Mirror Nation) intertwines her family history with the troubled and complex modern history of South Korea and its long entanglement with …

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Translation Talks: D. M. Bradford & Donald Nicholson-Smith

Zoom

Join us on Monday, February 26th at 12:00pm ET / 5:00pm GMT on Zoom for Translation Talks featuring D. M. Bradford in conversation with Donald Nicholson-Smith. Register here! Darby Minott Bradford is a poet, translator, and sometimes curator. They are the author of Dream of No One but Myself (2021), which won the A.M. Klein QWF Prize for Poetry, was a finalist …

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Another Room to Live In: 15 Contemporary Arab Poets Official Book Launch

Online

Please join us for the official virtual launch of Another Room to Live In: 15 Contemporary Arab Poets! We will be celebrating this multilingual conversation between fifteen poet-translators, connected through friendship, correspondence, and diasporic gathering—out February 15 with Litmus Press!✨ Featuring Hoda Adra, Omar Berrada, Sara Elkamel, Safaa Fathy, Soukaina Habiballah, Marilyn Hacker, Golan Haji, Kadhim J. Hassan, Pierre Joris, Mona Kareem, Souad …