Jennifer Williams, Ben Wilkinson, and Andre Naffis-Sahely

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Saturday 7th May, 4-5pm

Northern Stage

£5/£3

These poets celebrate the human voice amidst political, environmental and personal change. In High Desert (Bloodaxe), André Naffis-Sahely reflects on class, race, and nationalism within the American Southwest, in extraordinary poems of witness and vision; Jennifer Williams’ new collection, Origins (Shearsman), is a song of light and breath telling the story of a baby born in a time of pandemic; and in Same Difference (Seren), Ben Wilkinson asks who’s doing the talking in poems that unpick the preconceptions and prejudices that inform our experience of the world.

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