From ‘sweet sobs’ to ‘the reservoir of sadness’ a vivacious energy animates this debut collection of poems; young girls! circles back to those fleeting moments of rebellious girlhood with verve and humour.
Karenjit Sandhu is a poet and artist. Her poems are forthcoming in Women’s Visual Poetry Anthology (Timglaset Editions, 2021), and previously published in the following magazines and anthologies: Magma (2020), Writing Utopia (Hesterglock Press, 2020), Nemeses (HVTN Press, 2019) and Para-text (2019). Her work has been commissioned by the Sir Denis Mahon Foundation, and she has collaborated with the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Flat Time House and CamdenPeople’s Theatre (London), Arnolfini (Bristol) and Galerie Eric Dupont (Paris). young girls! is Karen’s debut collection (the87press, 2021).