44 Charlton Street
New York, NY 10014
The Festival favorite returns! Witness an illuminating and exhilarating literary contest as translators render Uyghur poet Tahir Hamut’s and Russian poet Oksana Vasyakina’s poems in English in front of a live audience. Then, join a discussion on the art of translation with the poets and translators. Genya Turovskaya and Bela Shayevich will be translating from the Russian, and Joshua Freeman and Mutallip Anwar will be translating from the Uyghur. Hosted by Karen Emmerich and Elina Alter.
Presented with the PEN America Translation Committee.
This event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please stay tuned for updates about future PEN World Voices Festival programming.