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07 August 2017  -  07 August 2017

Flight Into Uncertainty


Poetry Cafe 22 Betterton Street London WC2H 9BX


Exiled Writers Ink invites you to an evening of Poetry and Prose with Miriam Frank, Dumi Senda, Shirin Razavian and Mahmood Jamal

Music by Rachelle Goldberg (Violin)

Plus: Questions and Open Mic

Hosted by Esther Lipton

Miriam Frank was born in Spain during the Civil War and spent her early years in Vichy France. Her autobiography is My Innocent Absence(Arcadia Books 2010) and her latest book is An Unfinished Portrait, Journeys Around my Mother (Gibson Square Books 2017). She has translated literary works from Spanish into English.

Dumi Senda is an Oxford University MSc African Studies graduate, acclaimed performance poet and children’s book author born in Zimbabwe. He has gained an international reputation for peace activism and work to inspire young people.

Shirin Razavian is a Tehran-born British poet whose work has appeared in Poetry London, Index on Censorship, Exiled Ink Magazine, Agenda and Persian Book Review among others. She has published five Farsi and English poetry collections in the UK including Which Shade of Blue.

Mahmood Jamal was born in India and his family later moved to Pakistan. He is a poet who has performed at leading poetry venues in London and around the UK. His published works include : Sugar Coated Pill (Word Power 2006/7) and Silence Inside A Gun’s Mouth (Kala Press London 1984) in addition to Islamic Mystical Poetry, Urdu Poetry

£5 or £3 Exiled Writers Ink members and asylum seekers

Exiled Writers Ink is an organisation that brings together writers from repressive regimes and war-torn situations.