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Writing Our Way Home SEASON: UPCOMING EVENTS

Season Launch Party

Launch of our 'Writing Our Way Home' season

Season launch party with art installations, poetry and live performances

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Echoes Of The City

Conversation with Lars Saabye Christensen, Akil Scafe-Smith, Emma Warren, UCL Urban Lab

Lars Saabye Christensen, Akil Scafe-Smith and Emma Warren on how communities rebuild

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Writing Our Way Home

Readings with Roger Robinson, Winsome Pinnock, Inua Ellams and Bridget Minamore

Roger Robinson, Winsome Pinnock, Inua Ellams, Bridget Minamore on writing and resistance

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Who Is Home?

Writing workshop with Soofiya

An interactive writing workshop with Soofiya

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Is Home a Human Right?

Debate chaired by Faiza Shaheen

A debate on how the politics of class impacts housing with Faiza Shaheen

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Tactics Of Defence

Workshop and discussion with Ed Daffarn and Lowkey

A workshop and discussion on resisting threats to your home led by Ed Daffarn and Lowkey

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

EXILE: The Cost of Reporting the Truth

Discussion hosted by Reporters Without Borders

A discussion with journalists in exile and Reporters Without Borders

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Crossing The Line: Writers on Brexit

Discussion with Nick Revell, Will Eaves, Kapka Kassabova and Nadifa Mohamed

Nick Revell, Will Eaves, Kapka Kassabova and Nadifa Mohamed discuss writing across borders

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

My Father's House

Readings and reflections from Raymond Antrobus, Hannah Lowe and Colin Grant

Stories of Caribbean fatherhood with Raymond Antrobus, Hannah Lowe and Colin Grant

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Diana: The People's Aunty

Poetry readings with Amina Jama

Poetry readings with Amina Jama and writers of East African heritage

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

People, Places and Zines

A zine making workshop and discussions with VOKS and daikon* zine

A zine making workshop and discussion of DIY culture with VOKS and daikon* zine

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

With Love (And Rage), Generation Rent

Spoken word with Theresa Lola and Amaal Said

Spoken word with Theresa Lola, Amaal Said, Seraphima Kennedy and more

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

The End of Diaspora

New performance piece by Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

A brand new performance piece by Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan on a world beyond origins

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

The Future Of Social Housing

Interactive workshop with Shelter

An interactive workshop on ways to achieve better social housing with Shelter

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Home Truths

New monologues on ‘Home’ by writers of colour

A showcase of brand new monologues on ‘Home’ by writers of colour hosted by The Upsetters

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

The Way Through The Woods

In conversation with Long Litt Woon

A discussion about writing, belonging and nature with Long Litt Woon and English PEN

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

A Warning To The House That Holds Me

Launch of Amina Jama’s debut poetry collection

Readings and performances for the launch of Amina Jama’s debut poetry collection

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Black Home: The Club As Sanctuary

Music and discussion with Touching Bass

A night of music and discussion on the club as a place of belonging with Touching Bass

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

MORE EVENTS

Self Care versus Career Development

How do you self care and develop your career at the same time?

How do you self care and develop your career at the same time?

International Translation Day 2019

Presented by English PEN

Translating Today. The largest coming-together for the UK translation community.

Practical training for requesters

Presented by Campaign for Freedom of Information

Being a Writer

Presented by The Literary Consultancy

Finding Your Muse

Presented by The Literary Consultancy

Learn the craft of writing from the inside out

Information Commissioner & Tribunal Decisions

Presented by Campaign for Freedom of Information

Finding Your Story

Presented by The Literary Consultancy

Learn the craft of writing from the inside out

Finding Your Voice

Presented by The Literary Consultancy

Learn the craft of writing from the inside out

MEDIA

Writing Our Way Home: Installation

Installation by RESOLVE Collective

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Somalinimo (till I dhimo)

Installation by Amina Jama

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Letters Home

Free writing desk by The Literary Consultancy

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Video: All The Ways We Could Grow

A talk by Travis Alabanza

Video

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

A Future Without A Past

By CN Lester

Article

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

Reign

By Ruth Sutoyé

Podcast

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

Black Flamingo Salon

By Keith Jarrett

Blog

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

The Apocalypse Reading Room List

Curated by Ama Josephine Budge  

Reading List

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

The Moon Is A Meme

Video

Part of THIS IS PRIVATE season

Reading List: THIS IS PRIVATE

with The Reading Agency

Reading List

Part of THIS IS PRIVATE season