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Mother Tongues: Multilingual Identities with Vahni Capildeo

Thursday 18 Jan 2018, 18:30 to 20:00

82 Gower Street
United Kingdom


How does being multilingual shape your sense of identity and your creative process as a writer? Award-winning poet  Vahni Capildeo and author Burhan Sönmez discuss the influence of their mother tongues on their life and work.

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This event is organised in partnership with Waterstones Gower Street. It is the first in a series of English PEN events about multilingualism developed in partnership with  Oxford University and SOAS as part of the Creative Multilingualism project.

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