13. On the Rise: New Yorkshire Poets

A new generation of Yorkshire poets is emerging with talented and diverse women at the forefront. Hear four of the most exciting new voices living and working in our region.

ILF 2019’s Apprentice Poets in Residence, Sheffield-based Genevieve Carver, a poet and spoken word performer whose first collection will be published by Verve Poetry Press in 2020, and York’s Shash Trevett, a Tamil from Sri Lanka who draws on her personal experiences of civil war in her work, will be joined by Jasmine Simms, who has received the Ted Hughes Young Poet Award, the Yorkshire New Poet Award and been named New North Poet in the Northern Writers Awards, and Warda Yassin, a British born Somali poet and teacher based in Sheffield who won the New Poets Award in 2018 and whose pamphlet Tea with Cardamom (Poetry Business) was published in June 2019.

In association with The Poetry Business.

Poetry BusinessWorld Changing Women

 

Event Details

    • Date: Saturday 5th October
    • Time: 5:30 pm
  • VenueSt Margaret's Hall
  • Price£8.00/£5.00 concessions
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