Archives for Writers

What stories hide amidst our archives? In what ways can archives provoke creative responses? How do we gain access to archive material?

Join some of London’s leading curators for this panel discussion and gain unique insights into how to navigate their collections, unearth hidden stories through archive material and find inspiration for creative writing. With by Dr Marion Wallace, Lead Curator, African Collections, British Library; Renée Mussai, Curator and Head of Archive, Autograph ABP; and Munira Mohamed, Public Programmes Manager, Black Cultural Archives.

Dr Marion Wallace, Lead Curator for Africa at the British Library, will provide hints and tips of how to get started in archival research. She will introduce the British Library’s rich collections and explain how to begin delving into them, as well as explaining how to find archives for Africa elsewhere in the UK.

Included in Weekend Pass and Sunday Day Ticket.