Poetry writing workshop with Shruti Chauhan

Stanley Evernden Studio, Martin Hall Building

Poetry writing workshop with Loughborough University Creative Writing Alumni Shruti Chauhan.

Shruti Chauhan is a poet and performer based in Leicester. She has won slams internationally in Chicago and Mumbai, and has performed at Royal Albert Hall, Southbank Centre, Rich Mix, the US Embassy’s American Centre in New Delhi, the Green Mill in Chicago, and at poetry festivals and events across the UK. In 2015 she toured Three the Hard Way – Part 2 nationally with Jean Binta Breeze MBE and Lydia Towsey.

Shruti sits on the Board of Writing East Midlands, the region’s writer development agency, is an MGCfutures bursary recipient, a participant on Curve Theatre’s BAME Cultural Leadership programme and one of 200 British BAME writers featured in Speaking Volumes’ Breaking Grounds publication. Shruti recently won the National Poetry Library’s Instapoetry competition and her winning entry is presently exhibited at Southbank. Shruti is currently developing her debut solo show, The Sky Diaries, at Curve, and writing for a BBC documentary about Leicester and the Ugandan Asian expulsion. She has a pamphlet forthcoming with Burning Eye Books in 2018.

Find out more about Shruti at:
www.shrutichauhan.com

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