The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write with Nafeesa Hamid

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Date(s) - Tuesday, 26th June
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Five Leaves Bookshop

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In The Things I Would Tell You, edited by Sabrina Mahfouz, British Muslim women write. It is a vibrant collection on everything from Islamic Tinder to friendship, from desire to religion, from war to representation; ‘an alternative to the current homogenous narrative of British Muslim identity’. (The Skinny)

The Things I Would Tell You

 

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We are delighted to welcome contributors to the best selling anthology The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write, edited by Sabrina Mahfouz, published by Saqi Books.  Join us for readings and discussion of the anthology as well as some poetry with fabulous poet Nafeesa Hamid.   One other speaker to be confirmed. We will also be able to hear some of Nafeesa’s poems from her forthcoming collection to be published by Verve Poetry Press.
Nafeesa Hamid is a poet, playwright and spoken word artist from Birmingham.  Her work engages with issues of mental health, domestic violence, gender, identity and culture.  She regulary performs in the Midlands and London and has worked with Apples and Snakes and Twisted Tongues among  others.  She is part of Mouthy Poets, a collective of young artists and performers based in Nottingham.
£4 including refreshments.  Booking essential. To book a place, simply email us at  fiveleaves.bookshopevents@gmail.co.uk
Nafeesa Hamid
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