Last weekend I went to the Africa Writes festival at the British Library. As it was my first time there, I was more than just a tiny bit excited. For those who may not know, Africa Writes is an annual gathering featuring a vast range of voices from across Africa and the diaspora. This year's … Continue reading News round up: Africa Writes 2019, HashTag Blak, and Taking Up Space
"Wakey, wakey, wakey - let go of your cocks and grab your socks". I'll never forget the first time hearing this line being read...
As you may know I've recently signed up to a creative writing course, and two weeks on, it's been a joy and a revelation!
If like me you're always on the hunt for new writing specifically by Black authors, the local Waterstones is not always your best bet. So I've come up with 5 bookstores based in the UK, who also double up as publishers, and publish and sell books written by people of colour.