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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
Speaking Volumes secures Arts Council funding to showcase British BAME writers internationally Speaking Volumes is the only literary agency, and one of just four London-based arts organisations, to secure a coveted international grant to showcase talented British black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) writers to European audiences. The International Showcasing Fund, awarded by Arts Council England, will enable Speaking Volumes to champion the bestAugust 1, 2016
Breaking Ground – Black British Writers US Tour We are about to take Breaking Ground back to the USA for the second part of the tour, starting in April 2016. Click on event titles for more information Thursday 28 April Breaking Ground at Seton Hall, New Jersey with Bernardine Evaristo and Colin Grant Free and open to the publicAugust 27, 2015
Following the success of last 2015’s London series of Stand Up and Spit we are very excited to tell you that we are once again working with original Ranter Mr. Tim Wells to bring a national Ranting series to the UK. Over the coming months we will be announcing and presenting Stand Up and Spit events across the country soMarch 20, 2015
Olive Senior is the prizewinning author of fifteen books of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and children’s literature. Making a rare visit to the UK, she is taking part in events across the country 2 – 15 October She won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Summer Lightning and was shortlisted for Canada’s Governor General’s Award for Poetry Over the Roofs of theFebruary 23, 2015