Kashif Sharma-Patel and Azad Ashim Sharma Poetry Reading

Monday 15th March 2021 (18:00-19:00)
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We are delighted to host Kashif Sharma-Patel and Azad Ashif Sharma, poets and co-founders of the brilliant The 87 Press, for our first poetry reading of the semester.

Kashif Sharma-Patel is a writer, poet and editor at the87press. They work at the interface of experimental sonic, visual and written cultures. Kashif has published and performed poetry across a number of platforms with a full-length collection forthcoming. They have contributions published in The Weird Folds: Everyday Poems from the Anthropocene (Dostoevsky Wannabe), and We Want it All: An Anthology of Radical Trans-Poetics (Nightboat Books). They have also written music, art and literary criticism for Artforum, Wire Magazine, The Quietus, AQNB, Poetry London and more.


Azad Ashim Sharma is a poet and essayist living in South London. He is the director of the87press. He is the author of Against the Frame (Barque Press, 2017) and Boiled Owls (forthcoming). His poems have been published recently by Stand Magazine, the Asian American Writers Workshop and Gutter Magazine. His prose has been published by SPAMzine, MIR Online, and is forthcoming in Magma Magazine.


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