Ethiopian poets celebrate Songs We Learn from Trees (Carcanet, 2020), the first anthology of Amharic poetry in English.

  • DATE

    7 May 2022

  • TIME

    6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome




    International Anthony Burgess Foundation
    3 Cambridge St, Manchester, M1 5BY

Join us for an evening of bilingual readings and discussion of the vibrant poetry scene in Addis Ababa, with

• Dr Bedilu Wakjira (from Addis Ababa)

• Misrak Terefe (Addis)

• Kebedech Tekleab (New York)

• Hama Tuma (Paris)

• Mihret Kebede (Vienna)

• Alemu Tebeje (London)

& editor/translator, Chris Beckett.

የማይቀርበት ታላቅ የኢትዮጵያ ግጥም መፅሀፍ ምረቃ እና ንባብ ዝግጅት!!


Supported by Arts Council England, the Anglo-Ethiopian Society and Friends of Ethiopian Poetry.