Category: Workshops

Africa Writes x Arvon at Home present Writing for Middle Grade Children

DIGITAL ONLY Monday 11 October, 11:00-13:00 (BST) Venue: Zoom Tickets: FREE With Jasmine Richards. Discover key tips and industry insight in writing for middle grade children. Drawing on over fifteen years in the children’s publishing industry, and an author of…

Unlocking The Imagination

DIGITAL ONLY Friday 15 October 2021 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 (BST) / 13:00 – 16:00 (GMT) Venue: Zoom Tickets: FREE (Successful applicants only) Harness the power of your imagination in this workshop dedicated to sci-fi, magic realism and fantasy writers…

Writing as Radical Activism

DIGITAL ONLY Tuesday 19 October 2021 Time: 12:30 – 14:00 (BST) Venue: Zoom Tickets: FREE / £2 / £5 / £10 (Pay What You Can) With Sekai Makoni. Channel your activism into essay writing. Essay writing can be a deeply…

Comfort Food with Wana Wana

DIGITAL ONLY Wednesday 20 October 2021 Time: 16:00 – 17:30 (BST) Venue: Zoom Tickets: FREE / £2 / £5 / £10 (Pay What You Can) With Wana Udobang. A poetry workshop that uses food and recipes as a pathway to…

Africa Writes Young Voices Education Surgery

Africa Writes Young Voices Education Surgery Saturday 6 July, 11:15 – 12:45 British Library Knowledge Centre, Eliot Room How do we enrich the classroom with African literature? Joanna Brown shares Africa Writes: Young Voices booklists and creative teaching ideas for…

Meet the Publishers: YA Edition

Meet the Publishers: YA Edition Saturday 6 July, 14:00 – 15:15 British Library Knowledge Centre, Bronte Room With Aimée Felone (Knights Of) , Jasmine Richards (Storymix), Sarah Odedina (Accord Literary / Pushkin Press), and Alice Curry (Latana Publishing). Working on…

Poetry & Mathematics: Workshop for Young Adults

Poetry & Mathematics: Workshop for Young Adults Saturday 6 July, 14:15 – 15:45 British Library Knowledge Centre, Eliot Room Create poetry out of mathematical data, and find inspiration from unlikely places with Keisha Thompson. In this workshop, poet Keisha Thompson…

Interrogating the Text: Workshop for Book Reviewers and Critics

Interrogating the Text: Workshop for Book Reviewers and Critics Sunday 7 July, 11:00 – 12:30 British Library Knowledge Centre, Eliot Room With Sarah Ozo-Irabor and Niki Igbaroola. What constitutes a ‘good’ and ‘objective’ review? In this interactive workshop, we will…

Translating Comic Strips from North Africa

Translating Comic Strips from North Africa Sunday 7 July, 13:00 – 14:30 British Library Knowledge Centre, Eliot Room With Nariman Youssef and Sawad Hussain. A beginner’s introduction to the art of translation where you will learn the process of transforming comic…

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