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Saturday, May 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Poetry in Translation

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This program reveals insights into and celebrations of poetic expression across cultures and languages. Bilingual readings, punctuated by the poet-translators' guiding the audience through the choices made and the resulting lyrical pieces, will open a window into the art of translation.

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Kristine Doll

Professor, World Languages and Cultures, Salem State University
Kristine Doll (Boston, MA, USA) is the author of the poetry collection Speak to Me Again (Feral Press, 2014). “My Friends” from this book was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry. She is also a translator of Catalan poetry, including her translations into English of Joan... Read More →

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Hassanal Abdullah

Editor, Shabdaguchha
Hassanal Abdullah is a poet, novelist, critic, translator and the editor of Shabdaguchha, an International Bilingual Poetry Magazine. He has introduced a new sonnet form, Swatantra Sonnet, with seven-line stanza-pattern and abcdabc efgdefg rhyming scheme. He also wrote a 304-page... Read More →
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Stanley Barkan

Stanley  H.  Barkan, born in Brooklyn in 1936, is the editor/publisher of the Cross-Cultural Review Series of World Literature and Art in Sound, Print, and Motion, which has, to date, published more than 400 titles in 58 different languages.  Barkan’s original poetry has been... Read More →
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Peter Thabit Jones

Founder and Editor, The Seventh Quarry Press
Peter Thabit Jones was born in Swansea in Wales and is the author of thirteen books, several of which have been reprinted and four published in Romania. His work has been translated into over twenty-two languages.In 2008 Peter’s American publisher, Stanley H. Barkan, organised a... Read More →
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Srinivas Reddy

Visiting Assistant Professor, Brown University
Srinivas is a scholar, translator and musician. He studied classical sitar in the traditional guru-shishya style with Sri Partha Chatterjee, a direct disciple of the late sitar maestro Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Srinivas also trained in classical South Asian languages and literatures... Read More →

Rachel S. Rhee

Writer, Translator, Psychotherapist
Rachel S. Rhee is a Korean-American writer and translator of poetry and a psychotherapist. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Chicago and is pursuing a doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has been translating for 17 years and was the primary translator... Read More →

Saturday May 6, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Hawthorne Hotel Sofia's Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970