On Memory: An Evening with Palestinian Writers

London, October 29th– The Arab British Centre hosted an event on Memory with four displaced Palestinian artists. During a brief presentation, I learnt that the ABC is a registered charity which promotes Arabic culture, language and knowledge in the UK and aims to enhance relationships of respect, support and collaboration. In fact, it is one of…

Readers on the road: New Beacon Books in London

I am going to call this out with a bit of vehemence, as I am not sure it currently has the attention it deserves. I would love to have known the New Beacon probably back a decade ago, when I happened to be in a London short-stay, conducting researches for my dissertation in Caribbean literature.…

Africa Writes Festival 2018 @ The British Library

Africa Writes at a glance from Africa Writes on Vimeo. I had been keeping an eye on the Africa Writes programme and was able to make it for a day andcto attend 7th edition Festival, from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. Africa Writes has a team of people from the Royal African Society…