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Join Opal Palmer Adisa and Donna "Aza" Weir-Soley for Caribbean Erotic 10th anniversary celebration on Caribbean Literature Day

Opal Palmer Adisa and Donna "Aza" Weir-Soley are hosting a 10th anniversary celebration event for their anthology, Caribbean Erotic, on Caribbean Literature Day. The Institute for Gender and Development Studies -Regional Coordinating Office at the University of the West Indies is hosting the event on 12 July 2021 at 7-8.30pm EST. Register now for the Zoom event to avoid missing out (it's free).

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Booker, Dawes & Kinsella in dialogue with Poynting at Ledbury Poetry Festival 2021

THE POET IN THE ATTIC AND THE POET IN THE WORLD: Malika Booker, Kwame Dawes & John Kinsella in dialogue with Jeremy Poynting

8pm – 9pm, Zoom, £5, Tickets here

Part of the Ledbury Poetry Festival 2021.

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Windrush Day 2021: Author Anthony Joseph reads from his novel Kitch

Windrush Day 2021: Author Anthony Joseph reads from his novel Kitch
Tue, 22 June 2021
19:00 – 20:00 BST
Online event
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Award-winning poet, novelist, academic & musician Anthony Joseph reads from his fictional biography of Calypso Icon Lord Kitchener.

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Join us for the launch of Fortune by Amanda Smyth

Save the date: Wednesday 21 July 2021, 7pm BST. 
Where: TBC

We will be launching Fortune by Amanda Smyth with our friends at Renaissance One. Amanda will be in conversation with Managing Editor Jeremy Poynting, with special guests reading alongside the author.

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Esther Phillips and Monica Minott in conversation with Dr. Jeremy Poynting

A Conversation between Esther Phillips, Monica Minott and Dr. Jeremy Poynting
Wednesday 26 May, 6-8pm BST
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Esther Phillips won a James Michener fellowship to the University of Miami where she gained an MFA degree in Creative Writing, 1999.

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Roger Robinson: Cities Imaginaries Lecture 2021

Roger Robinson: Cities Imaginaries Lecture 2021
Thursday 20 May 2021
6pm
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Writer and T.S. Eliot Prize winner Roger Robinson will deliver this year's Cities Imaginaries lecture at UCL Urban Laboratory.

The Actuality of Gentrification

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Interview and Writing Workshop with Jacqueline Bishop: The Art of Writing

Interview and Writing Workshop with Jacqueline Bishop: The Art of Writing
May 20th 5.30-7.00pm

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Monique Roffey & Salena Godden: Re-imagining Fiction at Cambridge Literature Festival

Monique Roffey & Salena Godden: Re-imagining Fiction
Saturday 24 April 2021 | 12:30pm
£6.00 - Single event ticket
£35.00 – £50.00 - Festival Pass
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Monique Roffey discusses her Costa Book of the Year The Mermaid of Black Conch and Salena Godden her debut novel Mrs Death Misses Death

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London Library Lit Fest with Monique Roffey, Malika Booker and more

The following upcoming events from the London Library Lit Fest might be of interest:

Global Conversations: Myth and Discovery
Monday, May 3, 2021
2:00 PM  3:00 PM
LLLF brings Monique Roffey (UK) and C Pam Zhang (USA) together across two continents to discuss the common themes of myth, discovery and the lure and lore of the frontier. In partnership with Brighton Festival.

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Ilkley Literature Festival: Corinne Fowler: Green Unpleasant Land

Corinne Fowler: Green Unpleasant Land
Date: Saturday 27th March
Time: 2:00 pm
FREE
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