Nobody’s Perfect

by People Seeking Sanctuary

The second anthology from Hafan Books in Swansea, featuring poems, stories and other texts by about 20 refugees – women, men and children – from as many countries, side by side with work by local writers. 

Hilarious or heart-breaking, professionally crafted or raw, in broken English or expertly translated from languages including Arabic, Farsi and French, this is a collection to open eyes.

If you’d like to read the PDF of Nobody’s Perfect, please consider donating to Swansea Asylum Seekers Support

On Sale: 01/06/2004


Publication Date: 01/06/2004

ISBN: 978-0954514716

Category: Stories

About Refugees Writing In Wales

Poetry, stories and essays written in Wales by People Seeking Sanctuary from wars and persecution.

Nobody’s Perfect is part of a series published by Hafan Books that champions the voices of refugees. With seven volumes published since 2003, the series gives an insight into the lives of refugees in South Wales.

#1 Between a Mountain and a Sea (2003)

#2 Nobody’s Perfect (2004)

#3 Soft Touch (2005)

#4 Gwyl y Blaidd – The Festival of the Wolf (2006)

#5 Fragments from the Dark (2008)

#6 Are You Happy With That? (2013)

#7 My Heart Loves in My Language (2017)

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