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Poetry Reading: Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

 

Join us for a poetry reading with Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal who will be reading from her celebrated debut collection The Yak Dilemma (Makina).

In The Yak Dilemma, Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal ventures out of the mountain ranges of Palampur and across vast distances of land and sea. From scenes playing out through Dublin windows to ruminating on wearing a Sadri in the West, these innovative mediations are as much about personal identity as they are a testament to the human spirit’s drive to cross territory and forge a ‘map’ of our own. Kaur Dhaliwal’s map, if she has one, is without architecture or foundations; ‘Four walls don’t make a home or a house—it takes some doing’, she writes in Ghazal on Living in a Hotel in Downtown Cairo.

She is part of a dynamic new generation of poets pushing the medium into exciting new areas by questioning the notion of ‘place’ and its effect on our bodies—including the human spirit and memory. Uprooted and unsettled, her lyrical voice generously outlines ‘home’ as something other than a physical place. The Yak Dilemma is a remarkable poetic journey, its words create new territories by carefully revealing the fragile spaces that fall in between.

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Details

Date:
November 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/463561784777

Organiser

No Alibis Bookstore

Venue

No Alibis Bookstore
83 Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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