Comparative Literature alumna Parwana Fayyaz wins Forward Prize 2019

Parwana Fayyaz, one of our Comparative Literature alumna, is the winner of the Forward Prize 2019.
She has won the 2019 Forward Prize for the best single poem for ‘Forty Names,’ which portrays the collective experience of struggle and sacrifice of 40 women who jump off a cliff to preserve their honour. The Forward Arts Foundation promotes poetry and supports talent in the UK and Ireland through the National Poetry Day, the Forward Prizes for Poetry and the Forward Book of Poetry.
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