Reel Festivals: Poems for and from Iraq

This very special event features Iraqi poetry from Ghareeb Iskander, Sabreen Khadhim, Zahir Mousa, Awezan Nouri with new translations from John Glenday, Jen Hadfield, William Letford and Krystelle Bamford.  Reel Festivals will also present short readings for Iraq from poets from around Scotland including Vicki Feaver, Anna Crowe, Nick-e Melville, Miriam Gamble, Peter Mackay and a new Filmpoem from Alastair Cook. Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear Iraqi poets, to engage, ask questions and enjoy the riches harvested from translation.

Date

23 March 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location

Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton’s Close, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DT

Price

£3

How to book

Pay via Eventbrite.

Contact for further details

Call 0131 557 2876

Category: festivals, live readings