Pascale Petit and Daniel Sluman with music from Coco Inman 24 September 2016

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This event will begin earlier than usual at 1.30-3.00 and will be in the South Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery (due to building work being carried out in the Grand Hall). Apologies for any inconvenience.

Pascale Petit

Photo credit: Derek Adams

Photo credit: Derek Adams

Pascale Petit’s sixth collection Fauverie was shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize and
won the Manchester Poetry Prize. Her fifth collection What the Water Gave Me:
Poems after Frida Kahlo was shortlisted for both the T S Eliot Prize and Wales Book
of the Year, and was a Book of the Year in the Observer. Four of her collections were
shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize and chosen as Books of the Year in the Times
Literary Supplement, Independent and Observer. She is the recipient of a
Cholmondeley Award. Bloodaxe will publish her seventh book Mama Amazonica in

Daniel Sluman

Author Photo 2014Daniel Sluman is a poet and disability rights activist. He co-edited the award-winning disability anthology FTW: Poets against Atos, and was named one of Huffington Post’s Top 5 British Poets to Watch in 2015. His second collection the terrible was published by Nine Arches Press last year.

Coco Inman

Coco Inman is a violinist in her final year at Chetham’s School of Music. She has often appeared as a soloist including with the Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra in Shostokovich’s Violin Concerto. She is also a member of the Saul Quartet whose recent engagements include an appearance at King’s Place in London.


About Janet Rogerson

Janet Rogerson
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