Ilisha Thiru Purcell

Ilisha Thiru Purcell is a poet based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Her work has appeared in Popshot, The Butcher’s Dog and she has created work for the Association of Anaesthetists. She is a member of the collective Brown Girls Write who released their first anthology Sanctuary earlier this year. Ilisha also won a commission to perform at the 2023 Newcastle Poetry Festival

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