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Translate French Poetry by Mauritian poet Umar Timol

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We are delighted to invite the translator Delaina Haslam back for another workshop translating the work of Umar Timol, a Mauritian poet who writes in a Dutch inflected French creole.

Umar Timol is a Mauritian poet and writer. He has three poetry collections to his name and two novels. He has also published a collection of aphorisms and writes comic book scripts. He has received two Centre National du Livre grants, and taken part in festivals around the world, including the Medellin International Poetry Festival in Colombia and the Poetry International Festival Rotterdam. In 2018 he will take part in the Iowa International Writing Programme.

Delaina Haslam is a translator, editor, and writer. She translates from French and Spanish, specialising in sociological and literary texts. She worked in journalism and publishing in Madrid and London before studying translation. She’s interested in collaborative translation and has been the invited translator for a PTC workshop, had a submission accepted for Newcastle University’s Poettrios Experiment, and performed collaborative translation at Sheffield’s Wordlife open mic night.

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