Malika Booker, Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow, Monday, 23 January, 2017

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Creative Conversations: Poet & Playwright Malika Booker

Monday 23 January 2017 – 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ

Malika Booker is a British poet, performer and playwright. Her writing spans poetry, theatre, monologue, installation and education. Most recently, her poetry was included in the Penguin Modern Poets collection, Your Family, Your Body. Her debut stage show, Absolution, was commissioned jointly by the Austrian Cultural Institute and Apples & Snakes and performed at the Battersea Arts Centre. In 2001, Booker founded Malika’s Poetry Kitchen, a space designed to create a “nourishing and encouraging community of writers'” which runs a continuous series of bi-monthly surgeries designed to help aspiring poets perfect their craft. Booker is a Douglas Caster Fellow at the University of Leeds, where she is working on her second collection, The Bread of Redemption, and chair of the Forward Prizes for Poetry judging panel 2016.

Find more information about her on her website: Follow her on Twitter @Malikabooker.

Books by featured authors will be for sale in John Smiths bookshop.

This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest

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