1. Stairs and Whispers has been shortlisted for Best Anthology in the Saboteur Awards!
To vote for us, please go to http://bit.ly/sabshortlist You can vote in as many or as few categories as you want. Thanks to all who worked on the book, all who voted, and all who will vote! There’s lots of great stuff on the list; we’re super-proud to be in such company.
Here’s why one voter thinks we should win:
“Stairs and Whispers isn’t just a collection of deeply moving, powerful work, but a historic moment in poetry in these islands. The editors have made a book to be proud of.”
2. Stairs and Whispers was a Poetry School and Morning Star 2017 Book of the Year!
For recent reviews, go to ‘What the Critics Say’
3. Upcoming Event:
‘(Em)Bodying Lit – D/deaf and Disabled Poetics’, Stairs and Whispers @ Bare Lit Festival
Sunday, 27 May, 10:00 – 11:30a.m., London
SAW co-editor Khairani Barokka hosts this exciting event featuring readings and a discussion with her and contributors Mark Mace Smith, Kuli Kohli and Raisa Kabir! Plus, we’ll screen ‘Long Lost Lover’, a film of Bea Webster’s poem in BSL and English (by Sandra Alland and Ania Urbanowska).
ACCESS INFO: Level access, quiet space, and carer & reduced tickets available for the entire festival. BSL
#BSL interpreting for this event. Film in BSL with English captions and some audio description. For more information and tickets: https://bit.ly/2jP15uN
Link to Order or Get More Info About Stairs and Whispers (Nine Arches Press):
Link to Captioned BSL Video Info: