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Poet in the City – Carlos Henderson – Translating ‘Live’ Poetry – Fri 8 March




Carlos Henderson – Translating ‘Live’ Poetry – Fri 8 March – UCL

Poet in the City, in partnership with UCL, is delighted to present a special event featuring celebrated Peruvian poet, Carlos Henderson. Poetry will read in the original Spanish by Carlos Henderson, with English translations by Professor Stephen Hart, UCL.

Carlos Henderson was born in Lima in 1940. He has published a dozen collections of poems, in Spanish as well as French. He has been director of the Association des Amis de César Vallejo since 2004. His most recent work, L’excès noir (Black Excess), has been critically acclaimed internationally.

This reading is the launch event for the Translating ‘Live’ Poetry project, supported by the AHRC. In partnership with The School of European Languages, Culture and Society at UCL, Poet in the City brings to London celebrated poets from Hungary, Holland, France, Germany, the Faroe Islands and Italy, for showcase events at Europe House, in a series entitled Contemporary European Poets. Events will include live readings by the poets, with all poems read both in the original language and in brand new specially commissioned English translations.


Tickets are free but should be reserved from http://carloshenderson.eventbrite.co.uk

The Carlos Henderson reading  takes place from 6.30-8.00pm on Friday 8 March 2013 at UCL Room 307 Foster Court, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT. Please see map here.
The event itself will start promptly at 7pm.

For more infomation about the event, please do not hestitate to contact info@poetinthecity.co.uk or 0207 014 2812



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