We're thrilled to announce that Shivanee Ramlochan will be touring the UK in support of her debut poetry collection, Everyone Knows I Am a Haunting. We'll be adding new dates as they get confirmed.
Things kick off with this exciting event in Scotland:
Between the Caribbean and the UK: Jeremy Poynting and Shivanee Ramlochan
Thursday 23 November 2017
D3 Pathfoot Building
Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication
26 November: Derby Book Festival, She Speaks, 7pm
29 November: School of English, University of Leeds, 6 -7.30 pm Book tickets here
Readings, and conversation with Vahni Capildeo.
"Ramlochan’s poetry slays whoever would force an ‘identity’ on it. It alchemizes the roles of grandmothers, abortionists, labourers, clerks, dancers, policemen, cousins, rapists into the greatest intensity of human. The world fucked the Caribbean archipelago, where European-derived shepherdesses and pre-Abrahamic Lilith now wander as peers among manifold beings. The music is consonantal, full of pleasure/pain. Rich as a García Márquez novel, these are uncompromising conversations, intimacy wrestling survival." —Vahni Capildeo, author of Measures of Expatriation. This event is kindly hosted by ULPC University of Leeds Poetry Centre. Book tickets here
18 December: opening for Roll Over Atlantic by John Agard at Bloomsbury Theatre, London 7.30pm
Tour organised in partnership with literature producers Renaissance One.