Black Lives Matter: Readings and Conversation with John Wesley's New Room Bristol


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Dr Edson Burton


The evening features work shared by poets from a diverse range of backgrounds, who have all recently been featured in the anthology 'Black Lives Matter – Poems for a New World'.

The keynote speaker - poet, writer and historian Dr Edson Burton - will be sharing some of his own poetry and taking part in a Q&A with the two hosts, anthology editor Ambrose Musiyiwa and Rev Dr Catherine Okoronkwo, a vicar in Swindon who is also the Bishop of Bristol's Advisor on Racial Justice. Both Ambrose and Catherine are published poets and writers.

Other poets taking part include, Rosalie Alston, Tanisha Barrett, Richard Byrt and Barbara Saunders.

7.30pm - 9.00pm

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