Shipwrecks/Shelters: Six Contemporary Greek Poets / Ναυάγια/Καταφύγια: Έξι Σύγχρονοι Έλληνες Ποιητές, edited and translated by Vana Manasiadis
Observations: Poems / Osservazione: Poesie, by Claudio Pasi, translated by Tim Smith with Marco Sonzogni
Come and enjoy short readings in Greek, Italian and English, and a panel discussion with the translators about the books, their approach to translation, some of the knotty issues they came across, and why literary translation is important; followed by refreshments.
2.30 pm, Saturday 19 November
Vic Books, Kelburn Parade, Wellington
For more information about the books, or to buy them online, visit:
and for more about the Seraph Press Translation Series, visit: http://www.seraphpress.co.nz/translation-series.html
You can also catch Vana Manasiadis and Marco Sonzogni at Litcrawl: Polylingual Spree – Poetry in and out of Translation, 7.15 pm, Saturday 12 November, Ferret Bookshop, 175 Cuba Street.