How I Write: Nina Mingya Powles

How I Write: Nina Mingya Powles

Q&A and Reading
  • Nina Mingya Powles
Date Wednesday December 14th 2022, 19:15 - 20:15
Location Online

Nina Mingya Powles is a zinemaker, poet and essayist from Aotearoa, New Zealand, currently living in London. Her debut poetry collection Magnolia 木蘭 was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Book of Poetry in 2020. She is the founding editor of Bitter Melon, publishing handmade poetry pamphlets by Asian poets, and is Digital Editor of Wasafiri magazine. In 2019 she won the Nan Shepherd Prize for Nature Writing; her resulting collection of essays Small Bodies of Water was published in summer 2021.

Now more than ever we need stories – to engage, to entertain, to nourish, and to help us make sense of what we’re living through. So join us from the comfort of your sofa and listen to writers share their work, the stories behind their work, and invaluable writing advice directly from their own desk (or maybe the kitchen table).

This session will be delivered via Zoom webinar, so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

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I feel much more confident about short stories now! In such a short time I feel I was given such a great overview and the reader/tutor was so generous with their feedback and knowledge.
— How I Write participant
Very lovely. It had an intimate feeling despite it being a Zoom event and all of us being in different places.
— How I Write participant
"What a brilliant reading. It was intimate and moving and very listener friendly. I loved it and will be back for more."
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