Winner of the Venture Poetry Award

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been named winner of the inaugural Venture Award from Flipped Eye Press. My pamphlet/chapbook Desert Sunflowers will be published by Flipped Eye in 2012.

Reading at the Southbank Centre, 29 March 2012

I’ll be reading at the Southbank Centre in London on Thursday 29 March, 7.45pm,  with Shazea Qureishi, Nick Makoha and Mahfuz Mir Ali. We will be reading poems from Ten and new work. The event will be hosted by Bernardine Evaristo. ‘Sparkling new talents who demonstrate the richness, energy and confidence of the poetic voice … Continue reading

Inner Birds, Modern Flight: South Asian Women’s Poetry October 8, 2011

I’ll be reading with four amazing talents –  Sandeep Parmar, Saradha Soobrayen, Eisha Karol and Sascha Aurora Akhtar – at this event. See the website for tickets and further details of the festival: October 8, 2011 Five female poets perform a range of multi-media poetic works. Start Time:4:30 pm Price:£12 for all SATURDAY events … Continue reading