Poetry from Nia Davies, editor of Poetry Wales

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Date(s) - Monday, 18th February
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Five Leaves Bookshop


Nia Davies was born in Sheffield and lives in Wales. Her first book-length collection of poems All fours (Bloodaxe) follows the pamphlets England (Crater),  Çekoslovakyalılaştıramadıklarımızdanmısınız or Long Words (Hafan/Boiled String) and Then Spree (Salt).

All fours cover by Nia Davies

She has been editor of the international quarterly magazine  Poetry Wales since 2014.

Her poems and essays have been published and translated widely and she has appeared at several international festivals. She has worked on and co-curated transcultural collaborative projects – Literature Across Frontiers, Wales Literature Exchange, Wales International Poetry Festival and others.

A frequent collaborator with other poets and artists, she co-curated Gelynion, a Welsh Enemies project on collaboration in contemporary poetry in Wales in 2015 and collaborated with Kannada poet Mamta Sagar on the project Interversions, now a book published by Poetrywala. Her poetry has been translated into Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Kannada, Kurdish, Latvian, Mandarin, Slovak, Spanish, Turkish and Welsh. Nia is currently undertaking practice-based research on poetry, performance and ritual at the University of Salford.

Tickets on the door, £3.00, includes refreshments. Please let us know you are coming on events@fiveleaves.co.uk

In association with Nottingham Poetry Exchange

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