What does it mean to become black? Once you become black is there no going back?
Exploring Black writers and artists’ experiences of growing up in Britain and their responses to the education system, multiculturalism and Black identity.
Brexit blues? Try being Black!
With short practical demonstrations, readings and discussion with the poet, Hannah Lowe, playwrights Gabriel Gbadamosi and Oladipo Agboluaje, writer and podcaster, Chrystal Genesis and author Colin Grant.
Come along, join in the discussion, and find out what you always wanted to know about Becoming Black!
Colin Grant (presenter)
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2017 PEN Ackerley Prize
- Wed 5 Jul 2017
- 7:00pm - 8:15pm
- Free Word Centre
Come and hear the shortlisted authors read from and discuss their work with chair of judges Peter Parker, before the winner of the 2017 prize is announced.
City Book, Country Book: Catalan Literature in Translation
We asked the speakers from our Translation from Outside the Metropolis event to explore the topic further. Here, Mary Ann Newman, a translator of Catalan and Spanish, explores rural and urban issues in Catalan literature.
Listen: I Stared at the Night of the City
Bakhtiyar Ali discusses his novel I Stared at the Night of the City with Kareem Abdulrahman, Hassan Abdulrazzak and Alexandra Büchler. Listen to readings in Kurdish and English and a discussion of this haunting epic.