Sasha Dugdale

Sasha Dugdale is a poet, translator and editor of Modern Poetry in Translation and of the recent MPT anthology of translated poetry Centres of Cataclysm (Bloodaxe). Her most recent collection of translated poetry is Birdsong on the Seabed by Elena Shvarts (Bloodaxe), a PBS Recommended Translation. She also translates plays from Russian for production, and her translations have been broadcast on BBC Radio, and performed at the Royal Court and RSC. Her most recent collection of poetry was Red House (Carcanet, 2011) and in 2016 she won the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem.

Photo: Paul King


2017 Festival & Exhibitions Launch »

Our special guest launches the festival with a taster of poetry and music

Wed 1 March | 18:30 - 19:10 | FREE | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Level 2 Foyer

The StAnza Lecture: The Beasts & The Animals »

Translation, language and war: Sasha Dugdale’s lecture for 2017

Thu 2 March | 15:30 - 16:30 | £4.50/£3.50 | The Town Hall, Queens Gardens, Supper Room

Five O’Clock Verses »

Reading: Sasha Dugdale, Aurélia Lassaque

Fri 3 March | 17:00 - 18:00 | £6.00/£4.00 | Parliament Hall, South Street