Poetry London in partnership with Tell It Slant poetry bookshop in Glasgow presents a Burns night celebration.
The event features poets David Kinloch, Anita Pati and Alycia Pirmohammed. Digital Roses will close out the event with their mix of experimental art, poetry and music.
David Kinloch was born, brought up and educated in Glasgow. He is the author of six full collections of poetry, mostly published by Carcanet. His most recent book, Greengown: New and Selected Poems (Carcanet) appeared in November, 2022. David helped to set up both the Scottish Writers’ Centre and The Edwin Morgan Trust and is an emeritus professor of poetry at the University of Strathclyde.
Alycia Pirmohamed is the author of Another Way to Split Water, the pamphlets Hinge and Faces that Fled the Wind, and the collaborative essay, Second Memory, which was co-authored with Pratyusha. She is co-founder of the Scottish BPOC Writers Network, a co-organiser of the Ledbury Poetry Critics, and she currently teaches at the University of Cambridge. Alycia received an MFA from the University of Oregon and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh.
Anita Pati was born and raised in an English northern coastal town and currently lives in London. Hiding to Nothing, her debut poetry collection, was published in April 2022 by Pavilion Poetry. Her first poetry pamphlet, Dodo Provocateur, won The Rialto Open Pamphlet Competition (2019) and was shortlisted for the Michael Marks Awards. She has worked at various points in journalism and libraries. Digital Roses are Trudi Veremu and Joanna Ramsay Patel, hyper soul audiovisual sonic witches (not to mention Goldsmiths graduates) making Experimental Art Pop Music.