Harana Poetry Issue 1 Launch
March 16, 2019 @ 18:00 - 20:00 GMTFree
harana poetry: resisting singleness of tongue
Join us as we celebrate the launch of the inaugural issue of harana poetry, a new online magazine for poets writing in English as a second or parallel language.
The event will be hosted by editors Kostya Tsolákis and Romalyn Ante and reviews editor Alice Hiller. There will be readings by issue 1 poets Iulia David, Natalie Linh Bolderston, L Kiew, Norman Erikson Pasaribu and Danne Jobin.
Iulia David is a Romanian-born London-based poet. Her work has appeared in Magma and won a special commendation in the 2017 Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition (EAL). In 2016 she was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize.
L Kiew is a Chinese-Malaysian living in London and earns her living as an accountant. She was shortlisted for the 2017 Primers mentoring and publication scheme. Her pamphlet The Unquiet came out with Offord Road Books in February 2019.
Natalie Linh Bolderston’s work has been featured in Oxford Poetry, The Good Journal and elsewhere. In 2018, she won the silver Creative Future Literary Award, and her pamphlet, The Protection of Ghosts, is forthcoming from V. Press.
Norman Erikson Pasaribu is an Indonesian writer. His first book of poems, Sergius Seeks Bacchus, translated by Tiffany Tsao, is forthcoming with Tilted Axis Press in March 2019.
Danne Jobin, originally from the Swiss Jura, is completing a PhD in literature at the University of Kent. Their poetry weaves together queer experience, ritual, and natural imagery to create a personal mythology. Danne’s poem, The Studio, was published in the second issue of Tenebrae.