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Launch of the SABLE Reading Series

THE SABLE READING SERIES will finally be launched on 13 March celebrating International Women’s Month at the same time!
 
It will take place the 3rd Thursday of each month and will feature 3 or 4 writers of colour at…

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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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I hate to admit this, especially as a queer black poet living in the UK, but I only discovered Kei Miller three years ago. It was a huge failing on my part as I had spent the last ten years searching for writers that would somehow speak to my experience growing up on an island far away, loving people of the same gender

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Raw Talent

zodwa nyoni

 
 
 

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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