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An evening of poetry with Seni Seneviratne

Tuesday, July 14th 2009 at 5:30 PM


14 July 2009 @ 5.30 for 6pm

An evening of poetry with Seni Seneviratne

Seni Seneviratne is a writer, singer, photographer and performer. She was born in Leeds, Yorkshire in 1951 to an English mother and Sri Lankan father. She has been writing poetry since her early teens and was first published in 1989.

Her poetry and prose is published in the UK, Denmark, Canada and South Africa. Publications include: Flora Poetica, The Redbeck Anthology of British South Asian Poetry, Healing Strategies for Women at War, Language of Water, Language of Fire, Talking Black, Bad Reputation, Miscegenation Blues and children’s anthologies – Masala: Poems from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan & Sri Lanka, Free My Mind.

She won second prize in the Margot Jane Memorial Poetry Prize. She has given readings and performances in Vancouver, Cape Town, and around England. Her poetry was broadcast on radio and recorded as Climbing Mountains and Seven Sisters. Her photography appeared in Feminist Arts News, Autograph Open Photography Show, Signals Changing exhibition and in a solo exhibition Moving Words.