To mark Refugee Week and World Refugee Day 2019 Lucy Popescu, editor of A Country to Call Home, presents an evening of readings and discussion on the subject of refuge with Sita Brahmachari, Christy Lefteri, Dina Nayeri & Alex Preston
Literary Natives curates events to celebrate and discuss writers of colour, literature, and the road to becoming a published author. The third event will take place at the Migration Museum in Lambeth, a museum dedicated to showcasing Britain’s history of migration. This event will be part of the nationwide programme of events for Refugee Week 2018.
The Old Church, Stoke Newington, London N16 0JR “I like to close my eyes when I’m talking serious things” A polyphonic work-in-progress by members of the Akwaaba Storytelling Group. Akwaaba is a social centre for migrants in Dalston. Every Sunday we come together to build community over a shared meal. Akwaaba’s storytelling group is a […]
An evening of celebration and discussion in recognition of Dawit Isaak being awarded the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.
Lucy Popescu presents an eve of readings from A Country of Refuge, her critically acclaimed anthology of writings about asylum seekers, refugees and migration, with contributors Hassan Abdulrazzak, Amanda Craig, Stephen Kelman, Courttia Newland and Ruth Padel.