Delegate Profile

Imtiaz Dharker

Job TitlePoet of the Fair


Imtiaz Dharker was born in Pakistan, grew up a Muslim Calvinist in a Lahori household in Glasgow, was adopted by India and married into Wales. Her main themes are drawn from a life of transitions: child-hood, exile, journeying, home, displacement, religious strife and terror, and latterly, grief. She was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2014. She is also an accomplished artist, and all her collections are illustrated with her drawings which form an integral part of her books.


Conference Sessions

  • Poet of the Fair: Imtiaz Dharker in conversation with Jen Campbell

    Wednesday16:00 - 17:0011 Apr 2018
    Poets' Corner

    Poet of the Fair – Imtiaz Dharker in conversation with Jen Campbell

    • Language: English

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