Hope Street Writer in Residence

In collaboration with the visual/literary arts and culture journal The White Review, the Centre hosts an internationally renowned writer for one week every year. In 2019, the Hope Street Writer in Residence is Nuar Alsadir.  

Nuar Alsadir is a poet, essayist and psychoanalyst. She is the author of the poetry collections Fourth Person Singular (Pavilion Poetry, 2017), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Forward Prize for Best Collection; and More Shadow Than Bird (Salt Publishing, 2012). Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Granta, BOMB, The New York Times Magazine, The Kenyon Review, Poetry London and The Poetry Review. She is a fellow at The New York Institute for the Humanities and works as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York.

Nuar will be joined by poet Jay Bernard on 2 April at the Tate Liverpool. Tickets are free; registration is required

Last year's Hope Street Writer in Residence was writer Meena Kandasamy. Prior to that, it was the philospher and cultural theorist Rosi Braidotti. In 2016, it was celebrated poet, Forrest Gander.