Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World

5th March 2021 FREE

Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World was published in 2020 following a call out for poems responding to Black Lives Matter. Over 500 poems and short prose were submitted from writers around the world with 107 chosen for the anthology

This event will feature readings of poems and short prose from the book. Editor Ambrose Musiyiwa and featured writers will talk about the motivation for writing and collating poems featured in the book and how poems can help shape new worlds. 

There will also be opportunities to ask contributing writers and discussion panel members about their work.

The event is free but there will be a maximum limit on numbers participating so please book your place by visiting

or call 01332 255800 option 1 and you will receive confirmation and the Zoom link once you have registered. 

For more information contact or 01332 642640

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