It’s a privilege to announce that the international poet Bejan Matur will be reading her poetry in English, Kurdish and Turkish, on Monday 2nd October 7pm at Offside Books, 92 Willesden Lane in Kilburn.
Bejan Matur is from a Kurdish Alevi family, and has had her poetry translated into 28 languages, including French, Spanish and Chinese.
Bejan Matur is the most illustrious poet among a bold new women’s poetry emerging from the Middle East. Her poetry engages directly and concretely with the struggles of her people, and yet there is also a mysticism in her writing, a closeness to nature, an embracing of mythology – a dialogue with God.
Please confirm in advance if you wish to attend.