An evening of spoken word and live music
‘The Word for Woman Is Wilderness is unlike any published work I have read, in ways that are beguiling, audacious … rises to its own challenges in engaging intellectually as well as wholeheartedly with its questions about gender, genre and the concept of wilderness.’ Guardian
‘A treat for desert lovers … Atkins is a gifted and interesting writer, with a deft turn of phrase and an original mind. He uncovers the many guises of the desert with much imagination, insight and wit.’ Spectator
‘This music feels ancient, it also feels brutally alive, as if a giant was waking from long slumbers, about to make its way in the world.’ Guardian
‘Emily Hasler’s poems invite us to look again at the ways in which we construct – and constrain – meaning, experience, ourselves and each other. They draw on past narratives and historical forms of investment to suggest future possibilities.’ – Lavinia Greenlaw
‘Absolutely unflinching.’ New York Times Book Review.