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Mira Mattar

Mira Mattar

Mira Mattar writes fiction and poetry. She is an independent researcher, editor, and tutor. She has read her work throughout the UK and internationally, most recently at Lotte LS’s ‘No Relevance’ in Great Yarmouth alongside Adelaide Ivanova; at the 87 Press’s Camden Arts Centre event (online) with Bhanu Kapil, Peter Gizzi and Sascha Aurora Akhtar; and at Desperate Literature’s short story prize 2020 for which she was shortlisted. Her work has been published in Tripwire, Datableed, Zarf, Tenebrae and elsewhere. She co-edited Anguish Language: Writing and Crisis, a collection of essays, poems, images and collaboratively written texts responding to the 2007/8 socio-economic crisis and she produced the first critical anthology on Chris Kraus, You Must Make Your Death Public. Her first novel, Yes, I Am A Destroyer will be published by Ma Bibliothèque in September 2020 and her first chapbook, Affiliation, will be published in 2021 by Sad Press. Mira is a Palestinian/Jordanian born in the suburbs of London, where she continues to live and work. Mira's collection Minnows will be published by the87press in Autumn 2021. 

Forthcoming events

Thursday 4 November 2021

Re/Verb In/Complete: a night of poetry and sound