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Online Program: Poets House Presents: Garous Abdolmalekian
Apr 15, 2020 | 12:00 pm
Poets House Presents is a series of 10 minute readings by poets that are live streamed on Twitter & posted on our Archive, Facebook and Youtube on Wednesdays and Fridays at Noon-to keep our community thriving. Free!
Garous Abdolmalekian reads poems from his new book, Lean Against This Late Hour (Penguin Random House, 2020) from Tehran, Iran; with poet and translator Idra Novey in NYC, NY & translator Ahmad Nadalizadeh in Eugene, OR.
Contemporary Iran’s most prominent poet, Garous Abdolmalekian was born in 1980 into the context of the Iran-Iraq War. His poems have been translated into Arabic, French, German, Kurdish, Spanish, and English. The newly released Lean Against This Late Hour is his first full-length collection in English.
- Apr 15, 2020
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Live Stream: Passwords: Lean Against This Late Hour: Iranian Poet Garous Abdolmalekian with Idra Novey & Ahmad NadalizadehApr 16, 2020 | 7:00 pm
At a time when communication between the United States and Iran has devolved dangerously, the work of translation becomes ever more salient. 4/16 at 7PM.