Women Reading: Ingrid de Kok (Poet)

On September 23, 2010, acclaimed South African poet Ingrid de Kok gave a reading of her work.  The event was part of the JCU “Women Reading: A Series of Bi-lingual Presentations of Poetry and Prose.”  Ms. de Kok read poems from her book Seasonal Fires:  New and Selected Poems.  Her translator, Paola Splendore, read several of the poems translated into the Italian and published in Mappe del Corpo.  The evening was followed by a reception.

Ingrid de Kok

Paola Splendore reads the Italian translations of the poems

Carlos Dews, JCU Chair of English Language and Literature, wraps up the event

Photographs courtesy of Mario Ventura