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Loud Black Girls – Yomi Adegoke in conversation with Sharna Jackson

Artwork Slide
Artwork Slide

Tue, 13 October 6:00pm

Yomi Adegoke, one of the authors of the ground-breaking Slay In Your Lane will discuss newly curated anthology Loud Black Girls. Yomi and Elizabeth Uviebinené the two editors of the book, invited the next generation of black women in Britain – authors, actors, activists and artists – to explore what it means to them to exist in these turbulent times.From assessing the cultural impact of Marvel’s Black Panther to asking how we teach our daughters to own their voices, these timely essays offer fierce, funny and insightful perspectives.

 I so enjoyed stepping inside the minds of these younger women who have so much to say, so much to express, so much to challenge Bernardine Evaristo

Please note the event will feature Yomi Adegoke in conversation with Sharna Jackson and not both Yomi and Elizabeth Uviebinené as originally advertised

Read a statement from guest curator Désirée Reynolds here:

You do not need to book for this event.  Simply click on the link which will appear on this page.  The event will go live 30 minutes before start time.

Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk 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

Black Women Write Now Strand curated by Désirée Reynolds

Tickets (In Advance)

Free

Venue

In Conversation - Pre-recorded

Age

16+

Disabled Access?

Yes

Family Event?

No

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