Julie has had Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for 30 years and used to be a teacher and a successful athlete. Nowadays, her MS has progressed so much she uses sticks, wheelchair or mobility scooter to move around
Her poems have been published in various magazines, online and in print. Her poem If I Can’t was a winning poem in Bespoke Verse’s poetry competition in association with National Poetry Day 2019
Frances tells her family’s stories, originally attributed to her six-times great-grandfather, the Gypsy storyteller Abram Wood, and four times great-grandfather, John Roberts aka Telynor Cymru.
As in storytelling as well as in poetry, the Gypsy’s own story of journeying from the known into the unknown world infuses our stories and poems with strange moments that have travelled with us all the way from India to Europe and now to Canada.
A special event from one of India’s most well-respected poets.
Tithi’s father, Rajendra Dani, is a renowned Hindi author and Assistant Editor of the prestigious and internationally acclaimed Indian literary magazine Pahal.
Tithi’s manuscript of the Hindi poetry collection Prarthnarat Battakhein was selected and honoured by the Indian High Commission in London in 2017. She also received the prestigious Vagishwari Award of Madhya Pradesh for this collection, and her poems and stories are widely published around the world.