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Feminist Spoken Word: A Poetry Writing Workshop with Annum Salman

Feminist Spoken Word: A Poetry Writing Workshop with Annum Salman

Saturday 7th December 15:00 17:00

Renowned spoken-word poet Annum Salman will be joining us at the British Council Lahore Library for a fiery workshop on feminist spoken word poetry!

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Renowned spoken-word poet Annum Salman will be joining us at the British Council Lahore Library for a fiery workshop on feminist spoken word poetry!

We will read and analyze contemporary poems on inequality and empowerment, and learn techniques for creating the most impact. You'll also be crafting your very own spoken word poem and leaving the workshop with a new-found appreciation for the awesome power of your own voice.

About the Facilitator:

Annum Salman is a prominent spoken word poet and author of ‘Sense Me’. Her work explores themes of gender inequality, mental health, race, culture, and love. She is a renowned spoken word poet in Pakistan as well as in the UK having had featured shows at That's What She Said, Dorking is Talking, Woking Literary Lightbox Festival, Nottingham Poetry Festival, SpeakEasy Soho and The Surrey New Writers Festival. She has judged various competitions internationally and nationally, such as The Young Muslim Writers Competition UK, Grammart poetry event Karachi and Lyceum’s Journalism competition. She is a part of the panel for Commonwealth and Pine’s project to inspire and motivate young Pakistani entrepreneurs.

This event is open to the public and appropriate for anyone 15 years and above. The participation fee (payable at the door in cash prior to the event) is Rs 800 for members and Rs 1000 for non-members. Prior registration is mandatory; walk-ins will not be allowed. If you face any difficulty in registering for this event, please write to us at librarylhr@britishcouncil.org.pk.

All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who must also be registered for the event.

Location: British Council Lahore Library Date: 7th December 2019 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration will close on Friday, 6th December 2019 by 12 noon sharp.

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