Live Literature event
Saturday 8th May from 3 to 4.30 pm via Zoom
Exiled Writers Ink and Civic Leicester present
Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World and
Resistance: Voices of Exiled Writers
Compered by Fatima Hagi, the event will feature readings by some of the poets in Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World (CivicLeicester, 2020) and Resistance: Voices of Exiled Writers (Palewell, 2020).
Aziz Isa Elkun – Anna Blasiak – Leo Boix – Amir Darwish –
Sara Eliot – Michelle Fuller – Mehrangiz Rassapour –
Barbara Saunders – Lester Gomez Medina – Nasrin Parvaz
There will also be opportunities to ask contributing writers and participants about their work.
About the organisers
CivicLeicester is an indy publisher that uses events, video, photography, social media, and print and digital media to highlight conversations. Books published include Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World and Per terra e per mare: Poesie per chi è in cerca di rifugio (translated by Pietro Deandrea).
Exiled Writers Ink is a London-based organisation that focuses on providing a space for writers to be heard, on promoting the creative literary expression of refugees, migrants and exiles, encouraging cross-cultural dialogue and advocating for human rights through literature and literary activism.