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Safiya Kinshasha Shortlisted for Forward Best First Collection Award



Congratulations to Safiya Kinshasha whose first collection Cane, Corn, and Gully was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection 2023. Safiya gave a performance of part of the book at the Forward Prizes ceremony in Leeds earlier this week. Safiya is currently a PhD student working on an interdisciplinary project which 'braids dance poetry on the page and stage'.