The Golden Shovel: Celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks


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    The Golden Shovel

    Thursday 29 June, 7pm – Celebrating the Centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks – poetry performances at the British Library Friday 30 June, 10.30am – A...

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    Celebrating the Centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks

    Thursday 29 June, 19:00-21:00 British Library, Euston Road, London Tickets £8-12 (concessions available) – get tickets here >>   Gwendolyn Brooks was the...

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