Reaching Across: Poems and Translations, Chloe Garcia Roberts & Ani Gjika, August 12th, 3 pm

Join us at the Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters in Cambridge on August 12th at 3 pm for a poetry reading from award-winning poets and translators, Chloe Garcia Roberts and Ani Gjika. These two poets reach across cultures, bringing us new and lively voices as well as their own new work.

Chloe Garcia Roberts is the translator of poems by Chinese poet Li Shangyin. She lives in Boston and is managing editor at Harvard Review and a contributing editor for The Critical Flame.

Ani Gjika brings us her translated poems of Albanian poet, Luljeta Lleshanaku and Kosavar playwright, Xhevdet Bajraj. Gjika moved to the U.S. at age 18 and earned an MA in English at Simmons College and an MFA in poetry at Boston University.

Free and open to the public.