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Translation Duel! Join us at Ledbury Poetry Festival, Sunday 9 July

29th June 2017


Join us at Ledbury Poetry Festival on Sunday 9 July, where two poet-translators rattle their sabres for a duel of words and French poetry! Get involved in the debate as Olivia McCannon and Susan Wicks go head-to-head with their translations of a poem by Ariane Dreyfus.

Book your tickets to Ledbury Poetry Festival here.

  • Sunday 9 July 12.45pm–1.45pm
  • Market Theatre, Ledbury 
  • Tickets: £9

Olivia McCannon is a translator of Balzac and winner of the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. Susan Wicks’ translations of Valérie Rouzeau have won prizes and her own seventh collection, The Months was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Hosted by Sasha Dugdale.

Read the Translation Duel pamphlet beneath

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