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Launch of ‘Closure’

3rd November, 6.30 at Waterstones, Piccadilly Circus. Conversations on Closure Editor Jacob Ross will be talking with contributors Pete Kalu, Jennifer Makumbi, Seni Seneviratne and Ayesha Sidiqqi about their stories in Closure and their own writing processes as well as offering the audience insights around Black British Fiction. (more…)

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Poetry Surgery in Sheffield

    are currently taking bookings for my Poetry Surgeries in Sheffield Wed 28 October 2015 Wed 18 November 2015 Book online or call Paul McGrane 020 7420 9881. This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Seni Seneviratne, (more…)

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XV Poetry on the Lake

XV Poetry on the Lake Celebration  9th-11th October 2015 Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Mmakgari Dabutha, Seni Seneviratne, Michael Swan, Neal Hall, Fausta Squatriti, Kenneth Steven,Caroline Carver, Rebecca Bilkau and international poets.  

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POPPY – Digital Arts Project

From April to November this year I was one of eight artists commissioned by Lets Go Global for the Poppy Project –  an ambitious digital arts project exploring a contemporary, conceptual view of the First World War Centenary. (more…)

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Writing Process- Blog Tour

I was asked by interactive artist  Maya Chowdhry and poet and Science Fiction writer Naomi Foyle to join this blog tour thingy and I said yes to both of them.  So here goes with the answers to the four questions. (more…)

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Acts of Love – Seni Seneviratne

My memoir piece, Acts of Love is now posted in full on the Tangled Roots website.  Here’s how it begins: I am known in my family as the official archivist. I collect everything – photographs, anecdotes, lists of names on shipping lists, soldiers passbooks, old letters, postcards, inscriptions on headstones. It’s as if they are […]

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Beyond Words Poetry Night

Seni’s next reading in London will be at Beyond Words Poetry Night on Tuesday May 6th – 7.30 As well as booking headline performers for all to enjoy the event hosts a platform for new, amateur and up and coming talent.Beyond Words is a monthly poetry event in South London that hosts talent from the world of […]

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25th Aldeburgh Poetry Festival

DARK LIGHT Saturday  9 November  – 9.30 to 10.00 Bill Jackson in discussion with Seni Seneviratne against the backdrop of his Aldeburgh exhibition READING: ALTERNATIVE VOICES Sunday 10 November – 12.00 to 1.00 Seni Seneviratne’s mixed Sri Lankan and English heritage both informs her natural lyricism and enlarges her empathy for the marginalised and traumatised across the world. DARK LIGHT […]

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