Swirl of Words / Swirl of Worlds: Poems from 94 languages spoken across Hackney – gathered by Stephen Watts
This book contains 116 poems in 94 languages that were gathered together by poet, translator and language activist Stephen Watts as a way to celebrate and reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the borough.
Income from all hardback book sales will support costs associated with the wider Swirl of Words / Swirl of Worlds exhibition, public programme and the paperback version of the book – 3,000 of which have been made available for free to Hackney Library users.
It is part of PEER in the Library – a wider programme of exhibition, events and workshops that took place in partnership with Shoreditch Library from 2019 –2021.
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