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Oct

On Love: Seni Seneviratne and Afshan D'souza Lodhi

Join poets Seni Seneviratne and Afshan D’souza Lodhi as they read from their new collections, Unknown Soldier and re: desire.

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Saturday 17th October, 2020 @ 11:00 am

  • In Conversation
  • Online event

Free

About the Event

This event is part of the York Literarature Festival, hosted by MyVLF. 

Join poets Seni Seneviratne and Afshan D’souza Lodhi as they read from their new collections, Unknown Soldier and re: desire.

In Unknown Soldier (Peepal Tree Press), Seni explores the photos taken of her father during the desert war of 1939-1945, writing about both the subject of the photos and the photographer. In re: desire (Burning Eye Books), Afshan explores the yearning to love, be loved and belong from a desi (South Asian) perspective.

This event is moderated by Professor Gweno Williams of the University of York.