Shamshad Khan

Shamshad Khan is a Manchester based, Leeds born, poet. Many of her poems have been published in anthologies including Flame, Poetry of Rebellion, The Firepeople, Bittersweet, Healing Strategies for Women at War, Gargoyle, Longman’s GCSE Poems for your Pocket, Velocity and Redbeck Press’ anthology of British South Asian poets and she has published a short story, ‘The Woman and the Chair’. She has performed her work widely and has been broadcast on local and national radio in the UK including the BBC's Radio 4’s Love Thang and Woman’s Hour. Khan has is also worked as an editor on an anthology of black women’s poetry and advised the Arts Council of England North West on literature.

Shamshad leads the monthly Tell Us Another One Spotland Story Group in Rochdale at Spotland community Centre, 92 – 96 Spotland Road, on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 9.15 – 11.15am.

 

02 March 2017
Scribble Festival 2016
Scribble Festival 2016

A celebration of community writing, story telling and publishing

Scribble Festival 2016
Scribble Festival 2016
A celebration of community writing, story telling and publishing held at Chapter One Books, Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1BY on Sunday 6th and Monday 7th November Power In Your Pocket
Power In Your Pocket
Power In Your Pocket was a creative writing and digital arts project working with parents from across Rochdale.

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