6th - 22nd October 2017

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National Black Writers & Publishers Conference

  • 19
  • Oct

2013

Saturday

10.30am

until 5.00pm

Black and white photo of author typing on a typewriterBenji Reid

Author and childrens laurete Malorie BlackmanDominic Turner

Black and white photo of 2 writers over a typrwriterBenji Reid

  • Black and white photo of author typing on a typewriter
  • Author and childrens laurete Malorie Blackman
  • Black and white photo of 2 writers over a typrwriter

Hosted by leading writing development agency Cultureword, the 7th National Black Writers and Publishers conference is open to anyone with an interest in black and Asian writing. The programme includes discussions, panels and networking events with acclaimed writers and publishers including Fred D’Aguiar, Malorie Blackman, Samuel Shimon, Bali Rai, Dorothea Smartt, Puffin, Penguin, Peepal Tree Press, Banipal Books and Dog Horn Publishing.

Get an in-depth look at how key black and Asian writers got publishing deals, and how major spoken word artists developed their careers. Stimulate your mind throughout the day then kick back and feed your soul in the evening with performances by the legendary Speakeasy band of musicians and poets, Stephanie Dogfoot (Singapore Poetry Slam Champion) and many more. For full programme details visit cultureword.org.uk.