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Durre Shahwar
Writer. Associate Editor . Co-founder . Community Associate . AHRC PhD Creative Writing.
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Sabeena 9h
Exactly this. You can give us all the token sidemen roles you want, but until you mix up your writing rooms and above, you’ll keep producing these reductive and harmful stereotypes.
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Durre Shahwar 21h
Extremely gutted to not be able to make it to my own open mic. Thought I'd be recovered *enough* but I just got worse. But I know my girl has got this and we've arranged an incredible lineup of speakers. Get yourself to Tramshed Cardiff for 4 pm. ✊🏼
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WhereI'mComingFrom Sep 20
Also featuring this Sunday is . Radha is a community dev. worker & an aspiring filmmaker. Her work challenges historical perceptions of right/wrong, good/bad. She is currently working on a series of experimental documentaries themed around colonialism & chaos.
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WhereI'mComingFrom Sep 20
We're really excited to have Sadia Pineda Hameed as part of our lineup this Sunday! is a poet & text-based/visual artist from Cardiff. She is part of , an arts collective & independent publisher aimed at deconstruction, deinstitutionalisation of the arts.
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Durre Shahwar Sep 20
Finally had my tooth removed. If you don't hear from me, I'm either taking a long, long nap or high off ibuprofen.
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Gentle/Radical Sep 18
Great line up for our next on 11/10/18: theatre critic , Lumin Journal's , writer , community activist , Director of Film Festival , film maker + more!
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Wales Arts Review Sep 16
Comment | delves into the layered history behind the sign that once hung outside a local pub in Swansea. He brings together a web of personal & social stories on his journey to uncover the meaning behind this & many other 'Black Boy Inns'.
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Durre Shahwar Sep 13
Hey guys, is back this month! Speakers lineup will be announced soon, and as always, there will be a chance to turn up and read on the day too. Sun 23rd, 4 pm, Balcony Bar at . Tell everyone you know!
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Durre Shahwar Sep 13
Hey guys, is back this month! Speakers lineup will be announced soon, and as always, there will be a chance to turn up and read on the day too. Sun 23rd, 4 pm, Balcony Bar at . Tell everyone you know!
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The Word Factory Sep 13
Apprentices past & present talk about their writing success this year & more! And of course our very own team 🖊️
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Durre Shahwar Sep 13
Thanks for the lovely write-up, Rachel.
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Durre Shahwar Sep 12
I can't believe we're having to explain how racist that cartoon about Serena Williams is.
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Andrew McMillan Sep 12
" What if we were to say that poor people aren’t poor because of a character flaw but simply because they don’t have money? What if homeless people deserve a home, as the UN says is a universal right? " Such a wonderful piece by
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Durre Shahwar Sep 11
Replying to @sabaone
Ah, yes, I've only come across it a couple of times even within South Asian communities. Always wanted to trace its origins back properly.
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Durre Shahwar Sep 11
And this is why I will never understand the pressure put on individuals by even LGBTQI communities to 'come out'.
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Shahmir Sanni 🏳️‍🌈 Sep 10
I became part of that 17% when you outed me. Go fuck yourself.
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Durre Shahwar Sep 11
Replying to @sabaone
Thank you so much. You must be one of the very few people who has ever recognised it!
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Durre Shahwar Sep 10
Diolch, . Feeling very content and inspired today after spending a whole weekend supporting writers, meeting new people, attending and being part of fantastic panels. I'm so proud to see this festival grow year to year and I hope it continues to do so.
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Durre Shahwar Sep 10
And what a fantastic event it was!
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Durre Shahwar Sep 10
Replying to @TheDaiLlew
Awesome to finally meet you too!
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