Workshop with Sasha Dugdale on Saturday 21 September 2019, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.
Join Sasha Dugdale to explore several of Anna Akhmatova’s love poems and then write a translation or version of one of them, or write your own poem inspired by her work. No knowledge of Russian is needed for this workshop.
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Sasha Dugdale has published four collections of poems with Carcanet, most recently Joy in 2017 which was a PBS Choice. The title poem won the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in 2016. She is a Russian translator and is currently working on translations of the Russian poet Maria Stepanova to be published by Bloodaxe and Fitzcarraldo Editions in 2020. She is former editor of Modern Poetry in Translation and poet-in-residence at St John’s College, Cambridge (2018-2020). In 2017 she was awarded a Cholmondeley Prize for poetry.