Fri, 12 May 2023, 14.30-16.00 (GMT)
Jacqueline du Pre Building, St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY
This panel will showcase four writers, including author of 'Tangled in Terror: Uprooting Islamophobia', Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan, who are imagining revolutionary feminist futures.
Four leading young women and nonbinary writers compose of this panel for St Hilda’s ‘Imagining the Impossible: Four Writers on Feminist Futures’ event. The writers featured are all award-winning and under/around 30 years old. They’ll be reading from their work and discussing how the radical aspects of their practice helps us to think about better futures beyond now.
Victoria Adukwei Bulley’s work has appeared widely in publications including The White Review, the London Review of Books, and The Atlantic. She is the winner of an Eric Gregory Award, and her critically acclaimed debut poetry collection, QUIET, won the 2023 Rathbones Folio Prize for Poetry and was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize.
Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is a performance poet and activist whose work disrupts assumptions about history, race, violence and knowledge. She is the author of Tangled in Terror: Uprooting Islamophobia and the poetry collection Postcolonial Banter; a co-author of A FLY Girl’s Guide to University; and a contributor to the anthologies Cut from the Same Cloth? and I Refuse to Condemn.
Emily Mercer (chair, they/them) is the Editor and Publishing Director of Wasafiri, Britain’s leading magazine of international contemporary writing and criticism.
Yara Rodrigues Fowler is a Granta Best Young British Novelist. Her first novel, Stubborn Archivist, was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize 2020 and the Desmond Elliott Prize 2019. Yara was named one of The Observer’s ‘hottest-tipped’ debut novelists of 2019 and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2019.
This event is free of charge, so book now and don’t miss out! Click the link below for tickets.