FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The recent explosion of Istanbul’s arts scene has put Turkey’s largest metropolis firmly on the cultural compass and poets across the world are hearing the call. In this spirit, American poet Dan Boylan and New Zealand poet Fred Simpson have gathered for a one-night celebration honoring the world’s oldest love poem, which currently has its home in the city’s archaeological museum. Read more about Dan Boylan.
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