Golnoosh Nour is a Tehran-born poet and academic born in 1988. Her 2017 debut poetry collection Sorrows of the Sun was published under the pseudonym, Sogol Sur by Skyscraper. She’s performed work at numerous literary events across the UK, including The Shuffle at the Poetry Café, Queer Art for Queer Refugees at SOAS, Birkbeck Poetry Live for Arts Week, Poets Against Oppression, and Tate South Lambeth Library for LGBTQ History Month. Golnoosh has recently completed a practice-based PhD in Literature and Creative Writing, exploring queerness through a postcolonial lens. She teaches both prose and poetry at Birkbeck and The University of East London.
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