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Sarah Maguire died peacefully last night

We are sad to announce that the PTC’s founder and Artistic Director, Sarah Maguire, died last night. Sarah was a distinguished poet in her own right, as well as the driving force behind the PTC.

Poetry as a meeting place - the PTC’s autumn tour

Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf and her translator Clare Pollard wowed audiences, while Martin Orwin and Daljit Martin read from Catastrophe by Weedhsame, who was, sadly, kept away from the UK.

Translating Iraqi Poetry in Torquay

Translator Alice Guthrie reflects on translating Iraqi poet Kadhem Khanjar’s harrowing poem ‘Breaking News: Mass Grave Discovered Nearby’ in the tranquil setting of our Torquay workshops during the International Agatha Christie Festival.

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In memory of Sarah Maguire 1957-2017

In memory of Sarah Maguire 1957-2017

Sarah Maguire, an outstanding poet and the founder of the Poetry Translation Centre, died in November 2017. She had been ill for a few years. Poet Clarissa Aykroyd shares her memories.

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Join our team as our part-time Administrator

Join our team as our part-time Administrator

The Poetry Translation Centre is looking for a part-time Administrator to join our small and dynamic team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with exceptional administrative skills and a passion for the arts to join an innovative and ambitious literature organisation.

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