• Quraishi, Shazea

    Shazea Quraishi was born in Pakistan, grew up in Canada and lived in Spain before settling in London where she now works as a writer, translator and creative writing facilitator. Her poetry has appeared in The Guardian, The Financial Times, Poetry Review and Modern Poetry in Translation. Her latest collection is The Art of Scratching (Bloodaxe, 2015).

"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..."Erica Wagner
The Times
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