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Throughout October, two of Jamaica’s leading writers of novels, short stories and poetry are taking part in events across the UK promoting the publication of their new books. Commonwealth Writers’ Prize-winner Olive Senior, and fellow multiple award-winner Marcia Douglas are giving readings and leading creative writing workshops in Birmingham and Brighton, Leeds and London, and Edinburgh and Durham. Their programmeSeptember 29, 2017
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first African American Pulitzer Prize winner and second African American poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks. At the end of June, 2017, we were pleased to partner with Peter Kahn to present the UK launch of The Golden Shovel Anthology, celebrating the life and work of poet and civil rights icon Gwendolyn Brooks through a dynamicMay 25, 2017
A Festival of Literature and Social Change – Waterstones Piccadilly, London, 28 April – 1 May 2017 Writers of the World Unite brings the world to Waterstones Piccadilly. Over four days, we’ll talk Russian revolutionary poetry, debate identity politics in the age of globalisation, discover how Caribbean literature makes its own rules and look at the radical potential of graphicApril 5, 2017
The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice presents “The Global Soul: Imagining the Cosmopolitan” Spring Symposium in collaboration with the Bath Spa Centre for Transnational Creativity and Education. Participants include John Freeman, Xiaolu Guo, Aleksandar Hemon, Kapka Kassabova, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Taiye Selasi, and Kamila Shamsie. This symposium has been convened by Animatta Forna, and takes place at GeorgetownMarch 23, 2017
Read the new Breaking Ground: Celebrating Writers of Colour booklet Speaking Volumes has begun the next chapter of the Breaking Ground project with the launch of a new booklet celebrating writers of colour. We hope that the booklet will be a valuable resource both at home and overseas, demonstrating the wide and varied literature of the UK whilst raising theMarch 15, 2017