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A poem written by the late Liu Xiaobo, a poet, critic and Nobel Prize laureate who campaigned for democratic reform in China, to his wife Liu Xia, also a poet, whose situation in China continues to be precarious.
It is our pleasure to announce that our international guest writer for LGBT Youth Scotland’s Many Voices group is Eli Clare, a disabled queer and trans writer-activist based in the United States. Eli will join the group, led by poet Nat Raha, for their final showcase event on 9th September in Edinburgh.
We are excited to introduce our international guest writer for International Women’s Group Glasgow North Many Voices writing group – Sepideh Jodeyri will join the group led by poet Marjorie Lotfi Gill for their final event in November. Read on to find out more about Sepideh and what attracted to her Many Voices project.
For some, the title Transparencies will recall family photos of the 1960s and 70s, and many of the poems in this collection are indeed nostalgic. But the book is mostly about the transparency of existence, as veils of meaning dissolve and reform, both in the physical world and in those areas of language, memory and love that most define us.
12:00 — 13:00
County Buildings, Main Hall, Wigtown, DG8 9JH