Sophie Herxheimer

Sophie Herxheimer is an award-winning writer, artist and poet who teaches and collaborates extensively. She has held residencies for LIFT, Southbank Centre and Transport for London and her recent publications include The Listening Forest, The New Concrete and Voyage. She lives in Brixton with her family.
Between the Lines

As Leonard Cohen has written, ‘there’s a blaze of light in every word’. Words shape our personal identities, our relationships and our societies. They are the crux of all human interactions. The relationship between writer, translator and reader is explicated by award-winning poet Sophie Herxheimer, translator Ros Schwartz and publisher Cécile Menon.

Genesis: Emerging Writers
Join us for a free event celebrating our cohort of writers and mentors from the inaugural Genesis-JBW Emerging Writers Programme. Writers of fiction, non-fiction and poetry have been working one-on-one with mentors to develop writing projects with the theme of ‘Beginnings’. Mentors include Tracy Chevalier, George Szirtes, Kavita Puri, Sam Leith, Benjamin Markovits, A.D. Miller, ...