Friday, June 21, 2013

LONDON: Diaspora Writes Back

Friday, July 5th, 2013, 6.30pm-8.30pm, £7.50/£5 concessions
The British Library,
96 Euston Road,

Join award-winning London-based African poets for an exciting and revealing evening of verse and versatility, as they explore notions of culture, migration, and identity.

Hosted by author and founder of the Brunel University African Poetry Prize, Bernardine Evaristo MBE, the evening will feature performances from Warsan Shire, Nick Makoha, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, and Leeto Thale. This event which launches the 2013 Africa Writes Weekend will be both thought-provoking and entertaining for lovers of poetry, and those new to the genre. 

This event is part of the Africa Writes festival, taking place at the British Library and organised in partnership with the Royal African Society.

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