The workshop is on Saturday 17 February at 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20.
Vahni Capildeo’s newest work, Venus as a Bear, is forthcoming from Carcanet in spring 2018. Previous books include Utter (Peepal Tree, 2013), Simple Complex Shapes (Shearsman, 2015), and Measures of Expatriation (Carcanet, 2016; Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection; T.S. Eliot Prize nomination). Her performances have engaged with Euripides, Shakespeare, and Martin Carter. She is currently collaborating with Sophie Seita on experimental feminist theatre, and with Chris McCabe for the AHRC-funded ‘Expanded Translation’ project (University of Bangor). Recent non-fiction appears in PN Review, adda (Commonwealth Writers) and Granta. She is a Douglas Caster Cultural fellow at the University of Leeds. (Photo credit Graeme Oxby).