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TWR x Hope Street Writer in Residence

Tuesday 2 April / Tate Liverpool / Free with RSVP

 

Together with the University of Liverpool, The White Review invites you to an evening of readings and discussion with US-based poet and psychoanalyst, Nuar Alsadir. Alsadir, the current Hope Street Writer in Residence, will be joined by interdisciplinary writer Jay Bernard. The event, which will take place at Tate Liverpool, marks the third year of our collaboration with the Centre for New and International Writing. The event will begin promptly at 6 p.m., and will be followed by a wine reception and book signing. Please book early to avoid disappointment! Tickets are available here.

 

Nuar Alsadir is a poet, essayist and psychoanalyst. She is the author of the poetry collections FourthPerson Singular (Pavilion Poetry, 2017), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Forward Prize for Best Collection; and More Shadow Than Bird (Salt Publishing, 2012). Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Granta, BOMB, The New York Times Magazine, The Kenyon Review, Poetry London and The Poetry Review. She is a fellow at The New York Institute for the Humanities and works as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York.

 

Jay Bernard (FRSL FRSA) is a writer from London. Their work is interdisciplinary, critical, queer and rooted in the archive. They won the 2018 Ted Hughes Award for Surge: Side A, a cross-disciplinary exploration of the New Cross Fire in 1981. Jay’s short film Something Said has screened in the UK and internationally, including Aesthetica and Leeds International Film Festival (where it won best experimental and best queer short respectively), Sheffield DocFest and CinemAfrica. Jay is a programmer at BFI Flare, an archivist at Mayday Rooms and resident artist at Raven Row. Their first collection, Surge, is out with Chatto and Windus in 2019.


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