English Studies at the University of StirlingÂ will host an international evening of poetry on 21st April at 7:30pm in A7 in the Pathfoot Building. The evening will feature readings by Kona MacPhee and Sridala Swami, two fresh poetic voices.
Kona MacPhee was raised in Australia. She studied musical composition at Syndey and computer science and robotics at Monash. Now resident in Perthshire, she has published two books with Bloodaxe, Tails (2004) and Perfect Blue (2010).
Sridala Swami hails from Hyderabad, India. Her first collection of poems, A Reluctant Survivor was published by the Sahitya Akademi in 2007 and short-listed for the Shakti Bhatt first book award in 2008. She is also a film-maker and writes for young children. Sridala Swami is spening three months in Stirling, as the 2011 Charles Wallace Fellow.