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Introducing Kazakh literature to the world: photos from the book launch

Haddy Ndure | 30 September 2019


Poem of the week: When Birds Arrive by Marfuga Aitkhozina

The poems of Chinese-born Aitkhozina register the pains of forced migrations When seasonal birds are soaring, the heart breaks out…


Meeting the greats

Day two was what we’d all been preparing for – a conference with Kazakh officials, authors and the media. It…


‘Kindness saves us’

It’s been one of those humbling days. The first of Kazakh poet I met was Marfuga Aitkhozina, an elderly, still…