StAnza 24: Festival Finale Open Mic featuring Alycia Pirmohamed


Sunday 10th March

20:45 – 22:00

The Byre: Downstairs Café


Join hosts Roshni Gallagher and Claire Silverman as we say farewell to the festival with readings from our community of poets and friends
from St Andrews and beyond.

Alycia Pirmohamed is a Canadian-born poet based in Scotland. She is the author of the pamphlets Hinge and Faces that Fled the Wind, and the collaborative essay Second Memory, which was co-authored with Pratyusha. She is the co-founder of the Scottish BPOC Writers Network, a co-organiser of the Ledbury Poetry Critics Program, and she currently teaches on the MSt. Creative Writing at the University of Cambridge. Alycia has held post-doctoral positions at the University of Edinburgh and at the University of Liverpool, and she received an MFA from the University of Oregon and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2019 CBC Poetry Prize and the 2020 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award.

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Sunday 10 Mar 2024
Byre Theatre, St Andrews. United Kingdom