Fitz Lit Soc: Incarcerated poets in Turkmenistan - Dr James Womack

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 18:00 to 19:00
Trust Room
Dr James Womack reads from and discusses his translations of imprisoned Turkmen writers.

Followed by drinks. All welcome.

About Dr Womack

James Womack is a translator and writer. He has published two collections of poetry, Misprint (Carcanet, 2012) and On Trust: A Book of Lies (Carcanet, 2017) which was longlisted for the 2018 Dylan Thomas prize. He has translated several books from Russian and Spanish, including a selection of Vladimir Mayakovsky’s poetry, ‘Vladimir Mayakovsky’ and Other Poems (2016) which is the Poetry Book Society's recommended translation. He is currently starting up a publishing house in the UK, Calque Press. He teaches Spanish Literature and Spanish and Russian Translation at Cambridge University.

Dr James Womack talk

For more information please contact: 
Dr Hero Chalmers
Contact email: 
hac26@cam.ac.uk