Tottenham Literature Festival Talks: 2 November
Join us for our Literature Talks as part for the first ever Tottenham Literature Festival
Book your Theatre Pass here for access to all of the Tottenham Literature Festival Talks on Saturday 2 November:
Bold Black Women
13:00 – 14.15
‘Being a Black women writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination, it expands it,’ wrote Toni Morrison. Hear from our panel of Bold Black Women writers on the joys and challenges of writing about race, gender and class. Our confirmed panel for Bold Black Women will include acclaimed author of Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams, poet Zena Edwards, actor and writer Emma Dennis-Edwards, author Desiree Reynolds, alongside panel chair, the journalist and arts & culture programmer behind the STANCE podcast, Chrystal Genesis.
Words, Rhyme & Power
14:45 – 16:00
Black writers, poets and performers have been transforming the English language for hundreds of years. Join our conversation on the role of words and rhyme in taking up space. Featuring: spoken word artist Koko Brown, producer and theatre director Malakaï Sargeant and chair LiFT Festival executive director Stella Kanu.
Feelin’ Good: Joy, Pleasure & Writing
16:30 – 17:45
Come and find out why writing about joy, love and pleasure can be an act of activism. Our confirmed panel for Feelin’ Good: Joy, Pleasure & Writing includes writers: Sulaiman Addonia, Okechukwu Nzelu, Nana Oforiatta-Ayim, Matilda Ibini and Ama Josephine Budge.