Somebody Give This Heart a Pen

Author:   Sophia Thakur
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9781406388534


Pages:   112
Publication Date:   03 October 2019
Recommended Age:   From 14 years
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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An amazingly talented spoken word artist MTV From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a powerful first collection of poems exploring issues of identity, difference, faith, relationships, fear, loss and joy. Intricate, evocative and dazzling - these are poems that explore the experiences that connect people; they encourage readers to look within and explore the tendencies of the heart.

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Author:   Sophia Thakur
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
Imprint:   Walker Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 0.70cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.132kg
ISBN:  

9781406388534


ISBN 10:   140638853
Pages:   112
Publication Date:   03 October 2019
Recommended Age:   From 14 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
This item will be ordered in for you from one of our suppliers. Upon receipt, we will promptly dispatch it out to you. For in store availability, please contact us.

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Combine the soulful vibe of Jorja Smith and R.h Sin's ability to mind read and you have Sophia Thakur's intimate and soulful collection. * @frizzythereader * It's a real pleasure to find this empathic and empowering contemporary collection by Sophia Thakur. A powerful and relatable read. * Book Trust * Uplifting, brave and quietly devastating, Sophia Thakur's new collection of poetry is so resonant - whatever your age, background or experiences - she touches on the universal experiences we all know...Give your heart this book. * Stylist * Sophia Thakur is one of the most brilliant and necessary voices from the UK. The power of her words will affect generations. * Angie Thomas *


Sophia Thakur is one of the most brilliant and necessary voices from the UK. The power of her words will affect generations. * Angie Thomas *


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Sophia Thakur won her first poetry award at 18, and since then she has performed at Glastonbury, Stylist's Remarkable Women Awards, international conferences, and given multiple TED talks. She is a youth ambassador for the betterment of young black girls, and has worked with charities including Cancer Research UK, and with brands such as MTV, Samsung and Nike. Sophia also worked with Walker Books in 2017 to create a piece of poetry inspired by The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas called Poetry for the Mandem . Sophia combines words with fashion, sport, music and social responsibility to push the traditional boundaries of poetry.

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