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GemArts Masala Festival LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY: SUJATA BHATT, VIDYAN RAVINTHIRAN AND ZAFFAR KUNIAL

GemArts Masala Festival LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY: SUJATA BHATT, VIDYAN RAVINTHIRAN AND ZAFFAR KUNIAL


GEMARTS MASALA FESTIVAL
Language and Identity: Sujata Bhatt, Vidyan Ravinthiran and Zaffar Kunial.

Date: Tuesday 17th July
Time: 7pm
Venue: The Literary and Philosophical Society, Newcastle
Tickets: £6 (£4 concession*)
*Student, Unemployed, Benefits, Over 60
Box Office: 0191 440 4124
Book Online: gemarts.org

 

 

 

Zaffar Kunial’s debut collection is Us, published by Faber & Faber in July 2018. Vidyan Ravinthiran’s parents are Sri Lankan Tamils: he grew up in Leeds. His first book of poems, Grun-tu-molani (Bloodaxe, 2014), was shortlisted for several awards. Poet and translator, Sujata Bhatt was born in Ahmedabad, India. Sujata has published six collections of poems, most recently Poppies in Translation (Carcanet, 2015), and has translated Gujarati poetry into English for the Penguin Anthology of Contemporary Indian Women's Poetry.

 
Books will be available to purchase on the night from the Poetry Book Society.


This event is co-produced by Dr John Challis (Trashed Organ) and GemArts.

Presented with The Lit & Phil.

 

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