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Jennifer Makumbi New Story

Posted on Jan 7 by

As part of our forthcoming Surveillance anthology, If Africans Kicked Things Every Time They Got Frustrated is Jennifer’s latest short story. Working with the familiar...


Young Identity Groups

Posted on Nov 28 by

YOUNG IDENTITY CREATE WRITE PERFORM Are you a poet, MC, singer or writer aged 13-25? Would you like the opportunity to develop your craft and perform your work locally,...


How To Weave Time – Photos

Posted on Feb 3 by

The launch of Anwen Lewis’ debut collection of poetry How To Weave Time took place at the Green Room on 26th February 2011. There were two readings, both well attended and ...