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Shara McCallum wins the 2022 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry

Shara McCallum has won the 2022 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry for No Ruined Stone. The winners were announced in a virtual ceremony last night.

The 2022 winners are:

Fiction

Judges: Preston Allen, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Amina Gautier

  • The Trees, Percival Everett

Debut Fiction

Judges:  Ron A. Austin, Breena Clarke, and Zinzi Clemmons

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Anthony Joseph and Shara McCallum: Poetry and the Reimagined Life

Anthony Joseph and Shara McCallum: Poetry and the Reimagined Life
Thursday 10 November, 7pm
Lecture Theatre 1, University of East Anglia
£10 / £6 students
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Event: Caribbean Poets Calling at University of Kent

Caribbean Poets Calling
2 November 2022, 5.30pm
Grimond Lecture Theatre 2, University of Kent
Free
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We're delighted to invite you to this fantastic evening of poetry. We have three distinguished Caribbean poets reading both past and new work. There will also be a Q&A session with the poets at the end.

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Workshop: Words, Rhythm & Sound/Craft Lab

Words, Rhythm & Sound/Craft Lab
16 November 2022, 6.30pm
£8 / £5 concessions (including Inscribe members)

Words, Rhythm & Sound Craft Lab is a poetry workshop that will combine music and sound as a backdrop accompaniment for your spoken word!

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Pepper Seed makes Aura Libraries' Black History Month list

Aura Libraries in Wales have put together a list of essential books for Black History Month. Included in the list is Malika Booker's Pepper Seed.

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Comrade Sak - Shapurji Saklatvala MP 1922-2022 Centenary Talk

Comrade Sak - Shapurji Saklatvala MP 1922-2022 Centenary Talk
3pm, Sunday 30 October 2022, Units 23-24, Southside Shopping Centre, SW18 4TF
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/comrade-sak-shapurji-saklatvala-mp-1922-2022-centenary-talk-tickets-444621925147Book online

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Geoffrey Philp awarded Silver Musgrave Medal

On 23 November 2022, Geoffrey Philp will be granted the Silver Musgrave Medal by the Council of the Institute of Jamaica for outstanding merit in the field of literature. The Musgrave Medal is an annual award in recognition of achievement in art, science, and literature. Originally conceived in 1889, the award was named in memory of Sir Anthony Musgrave, the founder of the Institute and the former Governor of Jamaica who had died the previous year.

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Shara McCallum digital book tour 2022

In support of her latest collection No Ruined Stone, Shara McCallum is reading online--meaning you can take part wherever you are in the world.

November 2-11, No Ruined Stone UK Reading Tour

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Visual Education and Art Education: a comparison with Stanley Greaves

Visual Education and Art Education: a comparison with Stanley Greaves
Tuesday 11 October 2022, 11am Guyana
Zoom (please register in advance)

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John Robert Lee's poem 'Endings' in Blue Mountain Review

John Robert Lee's poem 'Endings' appears on page 215 on this month's issue of Blue Mountain Review. You can read the magazine for free online.

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