Planet Poetry

Time | Translation - The Sarah Maguire Prize with Alireza Abiz, Yang Lian & Brian Holton

April 08, 2021 Alireza Abiz, Yang Lian, Brian Holton, Robin Houghton & Peter Kenny Season 1 Episode 12
Planet Poetry
Time | Translation - The Sarah Maguire Prize with Alireza Abiz, Yang Lian & Brian Holton
Show Notes

Welcome to our translation special! Join Robin and Peter as we take a deep dive into the  Sarah Maguire Prize 2020. We ask Chairman of the judges, the Persian poet and translator, Alireza Abiz about poetry from Iraq, Korea, Japan, Mexico, and Syria and and ponder the nature of time, Mandarin and poetry with the legendary Chinese poet Yang Lian. Plus we speak to his long-term translator Brian Holton to celebrate the work of the translator.