Maggie Harris

Maggie Harris is originally from Guyana and lived in Kent until 2006 when she moved to Wales. She performs her work frequently at various venues. A poet, prose writer and memoirist, she won the Guyana Prize for Literature for her first collection, Limbolands, 2000, and was Regional Winner of The Commonwealth Short Story Prize, 2014. Her latest collection of poetry is Sixty Years of Loving, (Cane Arrow Press), and Writing on Water (February 2017, Seren) follows her previous collection In Margate by Lunchtime (Cultured Llama Press), which was longlisted for the Edge Hill Prize 2016. 


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Author Events

Thursday 6th July, 18:30 to Friday 7th July, 21:30

Join us for an evening dedicated to celebrating the short story hosted by Parthian and Seren Books. Three hugely talented authors will be reading from their recently released short story collections: Maggie Harris' Writing on Water (Seren 2017), Alex Barr's My Life with Eva,and Christine Harrison's Red Roses for a Blue Lady. Entry is free and refreshments will be available.