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Louisa Adjoa Parker

Louisa Adjoa Parker writes poetry, fiction, and black and minority ethnic history, as well as opinion pieces. Her work has appeared in a wide range of publications including Wasafiri; Envoi; Bare Fiction; Out of Bounds (Bloodaxe); Closure (Peepal Tree Press); and And Other Poems. She has been shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and highly commended by the Forward Prize. Louisa has delivered creative writing workshops in a range of settings and performed her work widely across the south west.

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Louisa Adjoa Parker: poetry and short stories

In a recent feature on DAO Louisa Adjoa Parker wrote about identity and its impact on her as a writer. Here she shares a selection of her poems and short stories. Louisa is a writer of Ghanaian and English heritage who is based in the west country. She lives with anxiety ...

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Intersectionality, mental health and me

As part of her guest editorship on Disability Arts Online, Dolly Sen commissioned writer Louisa Adjoa Parker to focus on her practice as a writer and how that intersects with other aspects of her identity. Like many people, I have multiple identities. Sometimes it gets a little confusing. Am I black ...