Self Portrait With Family
Publication date: 14th November 2024
Format: Paperback / eBook
DCF: Poetry Collections
Weaving familial and queer traditions and archives, and stretching across generational perspectives, Amann Hyder’s Self-Portrait With Family is an autobiographical collection about coming out to family and coming out into a gay community defined by whiteness.
Amaan Hyder’s first book of poems, At Hajj, was published by Penned in the Margins in 2017. His poetry has appeared in a range of publications including The Guardian, Poetry Review and Poetry London. He is a Ledbury Poetry Critic and has reviewed for the TLS, Poetry Birmingham and the Poetry School. His poem 'duas' won a Clore Prize in 2019, and his short story 'Postpositions' was shortlisted in the 4thWrite Short Story Prize 2021. He is a doctoral student and tutor in the English department at Royal Holloway, University of London.