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Hosted by Al Filreis; A Writers Without Borders reading
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, Arts Cafe

The Writers Without Borders series brings U.K. poet NASSER HUSSAIN to the Writers House on Wednesday, January 23, 6:00 PM. Hussain defines poetry as “language with a pattern.” In his latest book, SKY WRI TEI NGS, he experiments with those patterns, composing poems entirely from three letter airport codes. KWH faculty director Al Filreis will host.

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NASSER HUSSAIN is a Lecturer in Literature and Creative Writing at Leeds Beckett University. He published his first full collection of poetry, boldface, with Burning Eye Press in 2014. His work has appeared in a number of poetry journals and anthologies, most recently in Wretched Strangers (BoilerHouse press, 2018), and Concrete and Constraint (Penteract Press, 2018). His current poetic interest in is mass transit, and his latest book, SKY WRI TEI NGS (Coach House Press 2018) is a book of poems written entirely from IATA airport codes. Tweet him @nassershussain