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SI Leeds Prize Shortlist Announced


 
 
 
 
 
The SI Leeds Literary Prize is the UK’s only prize for unpublished fiction by black and Asian women. A biennial award, patrons include Bonnie Greer, Bidisha, Dreda Sy Mitchell and Yasmin Alibhai Brown. With this

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Editors choice

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Tsitsi Dangarembga
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Story of the month

Akwaeke Zara Emezi

I took one of my taxis to the estate so that no one would recognise the car. The security at the first gate waved us in with a cursory flick of their torchlights, not bothering to bend to the window. After all, the taxi was only a common yellow,

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Poet of the month

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It’s been exciting and inspiring setting up the first SABLE Poet-in-Residence programme with Patricia Foster and just proved to us that apart from her lovely self, that she was the right person to be an…

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Raw Talent

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Zodwa Nyoni is a Zimbabwean-born playwright, poet and live artist. She was the Apprentice Poet-in-Residence at Ilkley Literature Festival, October  2013. She has previously been Leeds Kirkgate Market (2012), Writer-in-Residence for the ‘I Love West Leeds’ Festival…

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