12 Oct 2019

From human rights to poetry with Mona Arshi

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Admission £4 – £6
Start Time 10:00
End Time 11:00

Join human rights lawyer turned award-winning poet, Mona Arshi in conversation with University of Liverpool English Professor and highly regarded poet in her own right, Deryn Rees-Jones.

Mona will discuss her newfound literary life and read from her latest collection, Small Hands before opening out for audience questions.

A highly successful human rights lawyer with Liberty, Mona turned to poetry mid-career and signed with Liverpool University Press imprint, Pavilion Poetry. Her first collection, Small Hands secured the industry-leading Forward Prize for Best First Collection.

This event will be followed with a drinks reception in the Waterhouse Café and a book signing through the festival bookseller, Blackwell’s.

Liverpool Literary Festival is supported by Student Roost and Bruntwood.

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