A Date with Dialogue Books – Paul Mendez and Yvonne Battle-Felton In conversation with Professor Harriet Tarlo
Wed, 14 October 6:30pm
Paul Mendez’s debut Rainbow Milk is a raw and revelatory coming-of-age story of race, class, sexuality and freedom with shades of James Baldwin.
American born, Sheffield based writer Yvonne Battle Felton’s debut Remembered tells the tale of an emancipated slave and was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Yvonne teaches Creative Writing at Sheffield Hallam University.
A double date with two exciting and daring new fiction voices.
Harriet Tarlo is Professor of Ecopoetry and Poetics, Sheffield Hallam University
An explosive work that reels from sex, to sin, to salvation all the while grappling with what it means to be black, gay, British… A remarkable debut.Marlon James about Rainbow Milk
A powerful exploration of slavery, motherhood and racial tensions The i newspaper about Remembered
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Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA
All books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk
Organised by Sheffield Hallam University