Two of the most urgent voices in poetry and performance come together for an evening of healing, magic and excitement.
Award winning poet and theatre practitioner Koleka Putuma has taken the South African literary scene by storm with her debut collection of poems Collective Amnesia, which has sold over 2000 copies in less than 5 months, and has been prescribed for study at tertiary level in South African Universities.
Sabrina Mahfouz was raised in London and Cairo. Named as a ‘modern Renaissance woman’ by The Scotsman; ‘a 2017 Wonder Woman’ by Marie Claire and ‘one of the rising stars of new British playwrighting’ by The Herald, her work includes the plays With a Little Bit of Luck (Paines Plough), Clean (Traverse Theatre) and Battleface (Bush Theatre); the poetry collection How You Might Know Me (Out-Spoken Press); and the literary anthology The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write (Saqi Books). She received a Fringe First Award for her play Chef and a Sky Arts Academy Award for poetry.
Date: Thursday Nov. 2nd, 2017
Gate opens at 6pm.
Entry: Bogobiri, 7, Maitama Sule, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi