Fri, 02 Feb|
Nikita Gill - These Are The Words for Secondary Schools
Reclaim your agency. Discover your power! From international poetry sensation, Nikita Gill, comes her highly anticipated YA debut, These Are the Words, an empowering, feminist and beautifully illustrated poetry collection exploring all the things Nikita wished someone had told her when she was young
Time & Location
02 Feb 2024, 14:00 – 14:45
About the Artists & Speakers
Nikita Gill is an Irish-Indian poet who has the attention of over 750,000 Instagram followers worldwide for her work. Her work offers a shift of perspective which centres women in both Greek and Hindu myth as well as folklore. She has given a TEDx Talk, spoken at every major literary festival in the UK and been shortlisted for the Goodreads Choice Award in poetry three times, the Children’s Poetry Award two times and longlisted for the Jhalak Prize. Gill has written seven poetry collections and two verse novels. Her book of fables for children, Animal Tales from India, and her newest verse novel for Doctor Who were both out in October 2023.