No Room at The Table – Making Inclusion a Reality for Black British writers

Words of Colour and English PEN are hosting this event to focus on the realities facing Black British writers today. Part of the Free Speech Café, award-winning author Courttia Newland, Jonathan Heawood, director of English PEN and Words of Colour’s executive director Joy Francis will tackle a range of questions, including: What are the barriers for Black British writers working today? Why is it that not enough Black British writers are being published? Are literature festivals celebrating the diversity of writers in the UK enough? What are the free speech issues? And what role can English PEN play to support Black British writers in the UK?

6.30pm, Thursday 1 March
Venue: Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road
Tickets: £2
How to Book: Call 020 7324 2535 or click on the link here.
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~ by courttianewland on 17/02/2012.

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