#SofaSession3: Live poetry on Zone In
To celebrate National Poetry Day, we are introducing young people to some of the UK's most exciting young poets. Catch up on Instagram star Nikita Gill and award winning poet Sanah Ahsan's live performance for our third Sofa Session.
This event allows young people to learn from the experts and explore their own creative expression in a fun and relaxed learning environment.
Watch the session below or on the National Literacy Trust Instagram page.
Meet the poets
Nikita is a British-Indian writer and poet living in the south of England. Her passion for poetry is clear and has captivated over half a million Instagram followers.
Her latest novel The Girl and the Goddess, published October 2020, explores themes such as sisterhood and identity told through poems and stories.
Follow Nikita on Instagram.
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Sanah is a queer muslim womxn whose award winning work is centred around compassion and redefining our understanding of mental health.
Some of Sanah's work includes presenting a Channel 4 documentary and performing for the BBC and Shakespeare's Globe. She is currently writing her debut poetry collection.
Follow Sanah on Instagram.