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Our latest poets!
We are grateful to receive GROW IT enterprise funding from the University of East Anglia. Founder Amanda Holiday is a UEA alumna.
Book your FREE ticket for the launch readings from our 2 forthcoming poets (below) as well as as our 2 most recently published poets by clicking here.
Sienna Liu grew up in Shanghai. She holds a B.A. in Literature from Duke University. The manuscript of her first novel was shortlisted for the Dzanc Prize for Fiction and longlisted for the Petrichor Prize. She lives, writes, and practices law in London.
Square will be published later this summer.
JW Summerisle, a former Foyles Young Poet of the Year from Leicester, has published art and poetry online and in print. Their work has appeared in SAND, Lily Poetry Review, New Walk Museum & Gallery and the Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Centre.
kinfolk will be published later this summer.
Our chapbook cover artist for our first poets is Virginia Chihota
Virginia Chihota was born in 1983 in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe and currently lives and works in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She graduated in Fine Arts from the National Art Gallery Studios in Harare, Zimbabwe in 2006. Chihota represented Zimbabwe at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013 and was awarded the Prix Canson in the same year.
She recently collaborated with the Opera National de Paris for the staging of AIDA.
She is represented by Tiwani Contemporary and you can learn more about her work by clicking here.
An excerpt from 'when they come' by our chapbook poet Morgan Christie is currently showcased on the National Poetry Day website. The theme for this year's National Poetry Day on October 7th is 'choice'. You can read the extract and find out more by clicking here.