SCAT | Catalan Poetry recital with Noelia Diaz Vicedo and Anna Crowe

Wednesday, 14th November 2018 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

catalan poetry in edinburgh

ROYAL SCOTS CLUB
29-31 Abercromby Pl, Edinburgh EH3 6QE
WEDNESDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 6PM

Selected Poems. Spoken word and Catalan poetry with Anna Crowe and Noèlia Díaz Vicedo.

We wanted a richer festival this year with specific events to promote Catalan language, or as they say “llengua catalana” . With the help of University of Edinburgh we proudly present a unique chance to approach Catalan language trough its poetry.

Noelia Diaz VicedoNoelia Diaz Vicedo is a poet, academic and translator. She has published her poetry in various magazines in Spain and USA (Quadern de les idees, les arts i les lletres, Trafika Europe, Penn State University). Her poems have also appeared in Donzelles de l’any 2000, antologia de dones poetes dels Països Catalans (Editorial Mediterrània, 2014) and also in Autisme, trenquem el silenci amb la poesia (Editorial Viena, 2014). She has performed her poetry around UK and Spain (La poesía española en el siglo XXI, Madrid, 2017, Jocs Florals Cambridge, 2014, National Poetry Day London Waterstones, 2014, Surrey Poetry Festival, 2014, Setmana del llibre en Català, Barcelona, 2013, etc.). As a translator she has published along with poet Montserrat Abelló the book The Body’s Reason (Francis Boutle Publishers, 2014) by Maria-Mercè Marçal from Catalan and poems by several authors included in the magazine Alba Londres. Culture in Translation where she was a co-editor (2011-2015).
Noelia will read poems from her book ‘Bloody Roots/Arrels sagnants’.

 

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Anna Crowe is the Co-founder and former Artistic Director of StAnza, Scotland’s Poetry Festival. Her work has been recorded for the Poetry Archive, translated into several languages, and includes Skating Out of the House and Punk with Dulcimer (both Peterloo); and three Mariscat chapbooks, of which Figure in a Landscape, the elegiac sequence written in memory of her sister, received the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award and was a Poetry Book Society Choice.
Awarded a Travelling Scholarship by the Society of Authors, she has translated three books by Catalan poet, Joan Margarit, for Bloodaxe, and the work of Catalan poets, Josep Lluís Aguiló and Manuel Forcano, and Mexican poet, Pedro Serrano, for Arc. Her third full collection, Not on the Side of the Gods, is forthcoming from Arc.
Anna will be reading poems from Joan Margarit, Josep-Lluís Aguiló and Manuel Forcano.
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