My City My Home

The project My City My Home was a creative writing competition run by SAMPAD in Birmingham, UK open to women either from or with a connection to Birmingham, Pakistan or Bangladesh. The project was part of a groundbreaking three year programme to establish Birmingham as a global centre for contemporary arts from Pakistan or Bangladesh. The programme was supported by the Arts Council, the British Council and Birmingham City Council.

This podcast contains extracts from some of the successful English entries including Famous



Yellow Sweater by Llikra Chakravarty Mandel. The podcast was facilitated by Polly Wright, Director of The Hearth Centre and produced by Cardboard Zebra Creative

The book My City My Home can be purchased directly from SAMPAD

Click on the ACAST player above to hear the podcast

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