On Saturday 30 September 2023 at 16:00 CET, the new poetry collection Het alfabet verandert van taal (Ghent: Po√ęziecentrum, 2023) by Farhad Showghi, translated into Dutch by Annelie David, is presented at the Goethe-Institut, Amsterdam. During the afternoon program, Farhad Showghi reads poems together with his translator Annelie David and colleague Rozalie Hirs. Registration via the Goethe-Institut’s calendar is recommended (go to the calendar and click on the “register” button).

Farhad Showghi was born on 4 June 1961. After spending his youth in Czechoslovakia, Germany, and finally in Iran, he returned in 1978 to Germany to study medicine. He now lives as a poet, translator, and medical doctor in Hamburg.

He has been awarded various prizes and literary scholarships.

Date: 2023-09-30
Doortime: 16:00 CET
Location: Goethe-Institute, Herengracht 470, 1017 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Performers: Farhad Showghi (poet), Annelie David (poet, translator), Rozalie Hirs (poet)