Shash Trevett, winner of a Northern Writer’s Award for Poetry and author of From a Borrowed Land,sits down to talk with the five nominees for the Felix Dennis Prize for First Collection: Caleb Femi, alice hiller, Holly Pester, Ralf Webb, and Cynthia Miller.
Louise Kennedy speaks to Wasafiri, ahead of her event at the Cheltenham Festival, about her debut collection The End of the World is a Cul de Sac, her writing process, what she’s been reading, and what comes next.
‘I’m still working hard to find a language for my grief.‘ To celebrate Wasafiri 107, we spoke with poet Cecilia Knapp, the Young People’s Laureate for London, about first drafts, playlists, and themes she gravitates towards in her writing – plus, listen to her read her poem ‘My Brother Quit Drinking Maybe Five Times.’
‘It’s not just that other worlds are possible. Other worlds exist.’ To celebrate the launch of Wasafiri 107: Crisis/Recovery, read an extract from Pavan Kumar Malreddy’s in-depth conversation with award-winning novelist Arundhati Roy.
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