Events - Festival 2020

Breakfast at the Poetry Café: Translation

Sunday 8 March, 10:00 - 11:00
Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Studio Theatre

Poets and translators discuss translation and familial languages

Wake up and smell the Poetry Café! Ease into the last day of the festival with coffee and pastries, while a group of the festival’s poets and translators discuss the challenges and the joys that come with translation. This year we’re focusing on translation from and between the Scandinavian family of languages. Morten Langeland is a poet and literary critic, and is taking part in StAnza’s Norwegian/Scottish translation workshop this year. Ida Börjel is a poet who has also translated work into Swedish, as well as creating cultural translations of her own work for different countries.

Presented with the support of Fisher & Donaldson, NORLA and the Swedish Arts Council

Participants: Ida Börjel and Morten Langeland
Ida Börjel: Dirk Skiba
Morten Langeland: Heidi Furre


Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

Location: At the top of Abbey Street off the east end of South Street. Also accessible from the Byre Close, off South Street.

Includes: Auditorium, Studio Theatre, Conference Room, foyers, Café Bar &...