Twitter | Search | |
Jafar Iqbal
Associate Editor for . Artistic Advisory Committee member . Views are all mine, but are for hire.
5,044
Tweets
855
Following
1,567
Followers
Tweets
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Jodie Bond Feb 17
Jafar, you are the best kind of rebel. Here's to breaking down boundaries and barriers!
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Bridget Keehan Feb 17
Courageous article and essential reading.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal Feb 17
"I just want to be known as a writer, with no other labels": in case you missed it, here's my most recent opinion piece for , detailing my personal frustration towards institutional racism in Wales
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Wales Arts Review Feb 16
In light of controversy around the "How BAME Are You?" event at Cornerstone Poetry Festival, evidence shows complaints raised before the festival were dismissed, and complainants “ignored” and “gaslighted”.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal Feb 16
Working with students, alongside and , was an extremely enriching experience. I'm really looking forward to presenting our work on Edward Thomas at the Senedd as part of on Tuesday. Come along!
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
CUSpecialColls Feb 15
We love working with and ! Looking forward to reuniting the dream team at the Senedd next week - come and join us:
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
CUSpecialColls Feb 15
Wrth ein bodd yn gweithio efo , a ! Edrych mlaen at eich gweld chi gyd eto yn y Senedd wythnos nesa, ar gyfer Estyn yn Ddistaw:
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Literature Wales Feb 15
As part of , art critic delivered a workshop with pupils from exploring the life and works of Edward Thomas, using archives housed at Cardiff University.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Llenyddiaeth Cymru Feb 15
Fel rhan o , bu’r beirniad celfyddydol yn cynnal gweithdy gyda disgyblion o Ysgol yn archwilio gwaith a bywyd Edward Thomas gan ddefnyddio archifau a gedwir ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Polly Atkin Feb 14
"We have to be transparent, we have to be honest, and we have to be prepared to listen." Jafar Iqbal reflects on 'tokenistic' poetry programming and how to move forward: 'Let’s talk about how we can eradicate institutional prejudice of any kind.'
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Shane Nickels Feb 14
READ THIS. All of it!
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Nigel Jarrett Feb 15
Brilliant piece, Jafar. We all need to think about these issues and their complexities.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
David Llewellyn Feb 15
This is very good and touches on a wider problem of marginalised writers being expected to write and operate only within their margins. Much of it will be familiar to working class, gay, lesbian, trans writers etc. I think most of us have had that meeting, interview, letter.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Wales Haiku Journal Feb 14
Journal editor, Paul Chambers has produced a feature for the BBC, exploring the ways in which haiku can reflect social experiences and challenge the perceptions of a community...
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Philip Hensher Feb 15
This is great - about how BAME writers are allowed in, so long as they talk about what the people in authority agree they can talk about.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal Feb 14
CHeers!
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Seren Cornerstone Poetry Fest Feb 14
Thank you for sharing your speech, Jafar. Here is our sincere response.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Seren Cornerstone Poetry Fest Feb 14
We are grateful to ’s honesty in the speech he made at the Seren Cornerstone Poetry Festival. Here is our sincere response to his recently published article about the event
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Shane Nickels Feb 14
Hey you should probably read this given your current consultation has a question specifically using ‘BAME’. In the words of ‘Let’s talk about how we can eradicate institutional prejudice of any kind. ‘ instead.
Reply Retweet Like
Jafar Iqbal retweeted
Derwen Morfayel ☆ Feb 14
Dear all, PLEASE read. Powerful statement from . Don't believe in defining any professional by a characteristic unrelated to their work.
Reply Retweet Like