Pen to Print: Small Cures – A Healing Reading with Della Hicks-Wilson

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Pen to Print bring you this event in support of Black History Month 2021


In the vein of NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concerts, bestselling poet Della Hicks-Wilson will perform a selection of poems from her debut collection Small Cures to the soothing sounds of hip-hop jazz.

Della will also discuss her writing process and the road from posting to publishing her empowering and lyrical book-length ode to self-love – a Stylist magazine Best Summer Read 2020.

Della is a British poet and writer of Caribbean descent from London, best known for her short viral poems and spoken word videos which have garnered over a million likes and shares to date and thousands of loyal followers including, New York Times bestselling author Glennon Doyle and Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter LeAnn Rimes.

Della’s debut collection Small Cures was originally self-published in 2020 and selected by Stylist magazine as a Best Summer Read of 2020. In June 2021 it was re-released in paperback and audiobook by US publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing in the UK, US and Canada. She holds a BA and MA in English from the University of Cambridge, close to where she currently resides.

Click here to purchase Small Cures

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