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Photos from Rocco Scotellaro, Poems, launch
15th March 2012
Readers and audience enjoyed a wonderful evening of readings for the launch of our Rocco Scotellaro, Poems, pamphlet translated by Allen Prowle at The Italian Bookshop, on 7th March 2012.
Readings included a selection from Rocco Scotellaro, Poems, in both English translation read by Allen Prowle and the Italian originals read by Cristina Viti. Cristina also read from her own translations of Amelia Rosselli, poet and close friend of Scotellaro. Allen and Caroline Maldonado introduced a selection of poems from their new translation of more of Scotellaro's poems, to be published in February 2013 by Smokestack Books.
Photos of the evening were taken by Amarjit Chandan
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