Author Archive | Seni


Lady of Situations

8th May – reading As part of “The Beast Within” exhibition at Exchange Place Studios, Sheffield S2 5SZ, Seni Seneviratne will read extracts from her forthcoming collaboration with Shirley Harris – “Lady of Situations”.  Reading starts at 1.15.  This is a free event.  You are welcome to view the exhibition.

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April Poetry Surgery in Sheffield

    are currently taking bookings for my next Poetry Surgery in Sheffield. “Thanks once again for your work this morning – your eye for detail was remarkable. You have enabled me to view my own writing with fresh eyes and re-engage with energy and insight. The Surgery was a special experience which will continue […]

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The Heart of It

Available to order from Peepal Tree Press ‘The movement of Seni Seneviratne’s second collection The Heart of It is two-fold like that of the heart: here is a poet able to combine the personal in enchanting lyrics of desire with the political in poems that, through imaginative power, portray other lives – marginalised, brutalised, lost – as […]

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Wild Cinnamon & Winter Skin

Seni Seneviratne’s debut collection offers a poetic landscape that echoes themes of migration, family, love and loss and reflects her personal journey as a woman of Sri Lankan and English heritage. The poems cross oceans and centuries. In ‘Cinnamon Roots’ Seni Seneviratne travels from colonial Britain to Ceylon in the 15th century and back to […]

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