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Out-Spoken US Poets Series | Fatimah Asghar

  • Kings Place 90 York Way London, N1 9AG (map)

Rising to prominence as the co-creator of Brown Girls, an Emmy-nominated web series celebrating friendships between women of colour, rising US poet and screenwriter Fatimah Asghar’s work reflects her experiences as a queer Muslim woman of Pakistani-Kashmiri heritage living in contemporary America.

Asghar brings her stunning new collection If They Come For Us to the UK for the first time. Fatimah will be joined by poet Sandeep Parmar, whose own grandparents fled Partition in the 1960’s, and Inua Ellams, creator of Evening with an Immigrant for a timely evening of live poetry and discussion.

Earlier Event: February 20
Out-Spoken Masterclass: Fatimah Asghar
Later Event: February 28
Out-Spoken | Nottingham Playhouse