Songs We Learn from Trees: Ethiopian Amharic Poetry in English
|Dates:||7 May 2022|
|Times:||18:30 - 20:00|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public|
Ethiopian poets celebrate Songs We Learn from Trees (Carcanet, 2020), the first anthology of Amharic poetry in English.
About this event
Join us for an evening of bilingual readings and discussion of the vibrant poetry scene in Addis Ababa, with
• Dr Bedilu Wakjira (from Addis Ababa)
• Misrak Terefe (Addis)
• Kebedech Tekleab (New York)
• Hama Tuma (Paris)
• Mihret Kebede (Vienna)
• Alemu Tebeje (London)
& editor/translator, Chris Beckett.
Supported by Arts Council England, the Anglo-Ethiopian Society and Friends of Ethiopian Poetry.
Travel and Contact Information
International Anthony Burgess Foundation
3 Cambridge Street