Poetry reading with Nicki Heinen and Sara Hirsch
Nicki Heinen studied English at Girton College, Cambridge University, where she won the Barbara Wrigley Prize for Poetry. She completed an MA in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths College in 2012, achieving a distinction. Her work has been published in a variety of print and on-line magazines and anthologies, and was shortlisted for the Pat Kavanagh Prize in 2012. U.S. Literary competition Ink and Insights invited her to be one of its judges in 2016. She founded and hosts Words & Jazz, a spoken word and music night, at the Vortex Jazz Café, London. Her pamphlet Itch was launched with Eyewear Press in May 2017; ‘the voice rings clear throughout every circumstance’ (Vahni Capildeo). She lives in North London.
Sara Hirsch is a London grown poet and spoken word educator. She is a former UK Slam Champion, ranked third in the World Slam Championships in 2014 and won the European Slam in Madrid in 2016. She is a TEDx speaker, has performed at Glastonbury and live on the BBC and has toured extensively, both in the UK and Internationally. Sara has published two full length collections with Burning Eye Books and recently graduated with distinction with a Master’s degree in Creative Writing and Education from Goldsmiths University. She is currently attempting to dismantle the patriarchy, one poem at a time. http://www.sarahirsch.co.uk @sarsbars89. “Impossible not to be dazzled” The Scotsman.
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|13 Dec 2017||5:00pm - 6:30pm|
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