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Counterpoints Arts

Monday 20 June 2022

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Delapre Abbey
London Road
Northampton
NN4 8AW
East Midlands


Organiser

Northampton Town of Sanctuary


Contact

Email: nick.allen@northampton.ac.uk

Telephone: 01604892320


Website

https://delapre-abbey-preservation-trust.arttickets.org.uk/delapre-abbey/2022-06-20-in-conversation-with-amir-darwish

Price

Northamptonshire

Category

Community


As part of Refugee Week, Northampton Town of Sanctuary, Delapré Abbey and the University of Northampton would like to invite you to an ‘In Conversation With’ event with Amir Darwish.
Amir is a British Syrian poet and writer of Kurdish origin who lives in London. Amir was born in Aleppo and came to Britain as an asylum seeker in 2003. Amir has an MA in Creative and Life Writing from Goldsmiths, University of London, an MA in International Relations of the Middle East from Durham University and a BA in History from Teesside University. Amir is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Northampton.
Amir has published his work in the UK, USA, Pakistan, India, Finland, Turkey, Canada, Singapore and Mexico.