Poet Louisa Adjoa Parker at Paignton Library
SWRLS Word Live in Libraries Tour across South West Libraries presents author Louisa Adjoa Parker, welcoming you to a 'Meet the Author' talk and Q&A live at Paignton Library. Join us as we talk with Louisa about her poetry collections How to Wear a Skin and Salt-Sweat and Tears.
3:30PM - 4:30PM - Reading workshop
6:00PM - 7:00PM - In conversation
6:00PM - 7:00PM - In Conversation (Online)
About the Author
Louisa Adjoa Parker is a writer and poet of English-Ghanaian heritage who lives in south west England. Her first poetry collections were published by Cinnamon Press, and her third, How to wear a skin, was published by Indigo Dreams. Her debut short story collection, Stay with me, was published in 2020 by Colenso Books. Her poetry pamphlet, She can still sing, was published by Flipped Eye in June 2021, and she has a coastal memoir forthcoming with Little Toller Books.
Louisa’s poetry and prose has been widely published. She has been highly commended by the Forward Prize; twice shortlisted by the Bridport Prize; and her grief poem, Kindness, was commended by the National Poetry Competition 2019. She has performed her work in the south west and beyond and has run many writing workshops.
Image credit: Robin Mills
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