BLACK BOOK SWAP 10
Saturday 18 November 2017 – Omnibus Theatre, London SW4 0QW
Black Book Swap, London’s premier event dedicated to the work of Black authors, returns on Saturday 18 November, from 12:30 – 4:45pm.
Get your tickets for the tenth event here.
Meet the authors:
Author, screenwriter, playwright, creative writing tutor, and literary activist, Courttia Newland is the author of several acclaimed novels (The Scholar, Society Within, Snakeskin) and his short stories have appeared in a number of anthologies, including Salt’s Best British Short Stories 2017. Courttia is also the co-editor of IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain.
Follow Courttia on Twitter: @CourttiaNewland
Nii Ayikwei Parkes is a writer, socio-cultural commentator and Senior Editor with flipped eye publishing. A 2007 recipient of Ghana’s national ACRAG award for poetry and literary advocacy, his prize-winning début novel Tail of the Blue Bird has been translated into seven languages. His book of poems The Makings of You was published in 2010 and his most recent book is Tales From Africa, written under the pseudonym K.P. Kojo. Nii Ayikwei serves on the board of the Caine Prize for African Writing.
Follow Nii on Twitter: @BlueBirdTail
Ola Awonubi is an award-winning writer and her short stories have featured in Story Time, Brittle Paper, Naijastories.com, Siren and various other publications and anthologies. Ola won first prize in the National Words of Colour competition and Wasafiri’s New Writing Prize for Fiction. Her first novel, Love’s Persuasion, was published by Ankara Press in 2014
Follow Ola on Twitter: @createandwrite
Follow Lola on Twitter: @LolaJaye
Book your tickets here.