Imtiaz Dharker

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Philip Larkin flinched from intimacy – how would he have coped with social media?
A century after the poet’s birth, Imtiaz Dharker introduces her own poem about the grumpy great, Swiping left on Larkin

Imtiaz Dharker

09, Aug, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Poet Slash Artist review – if this show is art’s future, it looks good to me
Home, Manchester
A show about the relationship between seeing and reading feels like a return to Romanticism – a belief in the passionate expression of the spirit

Jonathan Jones

02, Jul, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Cerys Matthews, Hidden Orchestra and 10 Poets: We Are from the Sun review – works a treat
Poets ranging from Liz Berry to Imtiaz Dharker are backed by shifting arrangements by Matthews and Joe Acheson on this remarkable collaboration

Neil Spencer

16, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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'A dangerous first step': Simon Armitage among poets to blast GCSE decision
Poet laureate joins Michael Rosen and Imtiaz Dharker to criticise Ofqual announcement that poetry will be optional next year

Alison Flood

08, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Carol Ann Duffy leads British poets creating 'living record' of coronavirus
Major names including Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay and father-and-son poets Ian and Andrew McMillan to document outbreak in verse

Alison Flood

20, Apr, 2020 @5:01 AM

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Jackie Kay selects Britain's 10 best BAME writers
The acclaimed poet and author introduces favourite authors who ‘open up the world to you and give you the world back’

Jackie Kay

05, Oct, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Hunt for next poet laureate still on as Imtiaz Dharker says no to job
Pakistani-born British poet declines ‘huge honour’ as speculation switches to remaining contenders to succeed Carol Ann Duffy

Alison Flood

03, May, 2019 @2:18 PM

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As poet laureate prepares to step down, the succession race begins
Carol Ann Duffy will finish her decade in the role in May, but the long process of choosing the next appointee begins this weekend

Richard Lea

02, Nov, 2018 @5:08 PM

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Poets' tour: Je suis haggis, we're all Scottish now
As our Shore to Shore adventure reaches Scotland, the authors’ spirits rise

Jackie Kay and Imtiaz Dharker

06, Jul, 2016 @1:32 PM

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Poets on tour: foreboding at the Welsh border
Cast down by unease after the referendum result, we are kept afloat by a warm audience at Oswestry, a great guest and the beauty of poetry and music

Imtiaz Dharker and Gillian Clarke

27, Jun, 2016 @1:14 PM

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Five poets go on tour: Carol Ann Duffy's travel diary begins
Carol Ann Duffy files the first in a series of reports from the Shore to Shore nationwide poetry tour, written as the writers gather for their first gig in Falmouth

Carol Ann Duffy

20, Jun, 2016 @3:07 PM

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'No drugs on the bus': Carol Ann Duffy takes a road trip
The poet laureate is taking poetry on tour with her fantasy band: Jackie Kay, Gillian Clarke and Imtiaz Dharker. But will they all fit in a Mini?

Alex Clark

21, May, 2016 @9:00 AM

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