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Vahni Capildeo: Sheaf Poetry Festival


Saturday 18 May 2019, 18:00 to 19:30
Location:

Sheffield Hallam Performance Lab
Arundel Gate
Sheffield
S1 2LQ

Description:

Trinidadian-British poet Vahni Capildeo earned a PhD at Oxford University, where they were a Rhodes Scholar studying translation theory and Old Norse. They completed a research fellowship at Girton College, Cambridge University. Their collection Measures of Expatriation won the 2016 Forward Prize and 2018's Venus as a Bear was a Poetry Book Society choice.

Imtiaz Dharker is a poet and artist, and was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, 2014. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has been Poet-in-Residence at Cambridge University Library. Her six collections include Over the Moon and the latest, Luck is the Hook, and her poems have been broadcast widely on BBC Radio 3 and 4 as well as the BBC World Service.

Tickets for this event are £9/£11, and can be bought here.

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