Category: Podcast

film icon Poeboes Podcast with Daniel Hahn

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, March 24, 2011

Daniel Hahn (1973 - ) is a British writer, editor and translator from the Portuguese and Spanish. His translations include works by José Eduardo Agualusa, José Luís Peixoto and José Saramago. In 2007, his translation of Agualusa's The Book of Chameleons was awarded the…...read more »

Category: Interviews

film icon Poeboes Podcast with Samuel Shimon

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, May 10, 2010

Samuel Shimon (1956 - ) is an Assyrian writer, filmmaker, editor and anthologist. Born in Al-Habbaniyah, Iraq, he left his country in 1979. Over the years, he has lived in Damascus, Amman, Beirut, Nicosia, Aden, Cairo, Tunis, and Paris, and finally London, where he currently resides. He is the assistant…...read more »

Category: Podcast

film icon Poeboes Podcast with Fiona Sampson

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, March 6, 2010

  Fiona Sampson (1968 - ) has published five collections of poetry, including, most recently, Common Prayer (2007), short-listed for the T.S. Eliot Prize. Editor of Poetry Reviews ince 2005, Sampson is also an accomplished musician, translator and academic. She won the Newdigate…...read more »

Category: Podcast

film icon Poeboes Podcast with Jamie McKendrick

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, January 14, 2010

In the latest in his Poeboes podcast series for Words without Borders, André Naffis speaks to poet and translator from the Italian Jamie McKendrick. Jamie McKendrick (1955 - ) lives in Oxford and has published five collections of poetry. He edited The Faber Book of 20th Century Italian Poems in…...read more »

Category: Podcast

film icon Poeboes Podcast: Michael Schmidt

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, December 2, 2009

In the latest installment of his Poeboes Podcast series for WWB, André Naffis speaks to poet, critic, novelist, and publisher Michael Schmidt. Michael Schmidt, O.B.E., FRSL, (1947 - ) poet, critic, novelist and publisher, is also a Professor of Poetry at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.…...read more »

Category: Podcast

film icon Poeboes Podcast: Aamer Hussein

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, October 16, 2009

This month, Andre Naffis brings us the third installment in his Poeboes series of podcasts for the WWB blog. In his latest dispatch. Andre speaks to writer Aamir Hussein. Aamer Hussein (1955– ), was born in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to London at the age of 15. He writes short stories and novellas,…...read more »

Category: Podcast

film icon Poeboes Podcast: Mark Ford on Translation

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, August 17, 2009

Words without Borders is delighted to bring you the second installment in our series of podcasts produced by Andre Naffis. In his Poeboes series for WWB, Naffis speaks to writers and poets from around the world and feature clips of them reading from their work. In his latest dispatch. Andre speaks to…...read more »

Category: Podcast

film icon Literary Reportage: Podcast from the Polish Cultural Institute

by David Varno, June 19, 2009

Following the Polish Cultural Institute's coverage yesterday of the 2nd International Congress of Polish Translators in Krakow, which took place from June 4 - 6, it seems like a good time to present this podcast, a recording of the May 27 panel Literary Reportage: The Forensics of Crisis at Idlewild…...read more »

Category: Podcast

film icon Poeboes Podcast—Breyten Breytenbach

by Andre Naffis-Sahely, June 17, 2009

Words without Borders is delighted to announce the debut of an ongoing series of podcasts produced by Andre Naffis. In his Poeboes series for WWB, Naffis will speak to writers and poets from around the world and feature clips of them reading from their work. South African poet Breyten Breytenbach reads…...read more »