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Poetry and Settled Status for All: Readings and Conversation _ Online Events, February 2022

Writers in the East and West Midlands regions of the UK are organising two online events around the new anthology,  Poetry and Settled Status for All   (CivicLeicester, 2022) :  ●  Poems for a Changing World  which is taking place online on Thursday, 17 February 2022 (7-8.30pm, UK time), and  ●  Poems about Migration , on Friday, 25 February (7.30-8.30pm, UK time). Both events are free and open to all.  As part of the events, a number of writers will be reading and talking about their work featured in the anthology. Also speaking at the events are representatives from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum (17 February) and Shropshire Supports Refugees (25 February). Introduced by Claudia Webbe, Member of Parliament for Leicester East,  Poetry and Settled Status for All  presents 114 poems and short prose pieces from 97 writers from around the world exploring themes that include lived experience of migration, refugee and undocumented migrant experiences, and the hostile environme