My night moves between the tunes of Sabah Fakhri and the rhythms of Abdel Wahab
"Sarah’s commitment to translation of poets from southern nations began when she was sent by the British Council in 1996 to Palestine. Through engagement with poets around the world, she developed the determination to fight the notion of ‘otherness’. Sarah chaired the workshops in the same inclusive spirit, and taught me much, and not only about translation."
The admirable Poetry Translation Workshop continued its work (and play) with Arabic poetry this week, hosting a workshop on the Mauritanian poet Mubarka Bint al-Barra'.