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Sumita Chakraborty & Vahni Capildeo: Verve Poetry Festival


Saturday 16 Feb 2019, 18:00 to 19:30
Location:

The Old Rep Theatre
45 Station Street
Birmingham
B5 4DY

Description:

Our Saturday night poetry headliner features readings by three essential poetic voices from around the world. Vahni Capildeo won the Forward Prize for Best Collection for Measures of Expatriation and was shortlisted for a Forward for Venus as a Bear. Sophie Collins is co-founder and editor of tender journal and author of a brilliant and urgent debut, Who is Mary Sue? Finally, we're delighted that award-winning poet Sumita Chakraborty joins us as inaugural Verve Poet of the Festival.

Tickets for this event are £6/£4, and can be booked here. 

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