Derby Libraries with Civic Leicester and Derby Poetry Festival

Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World


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Fri 5 Mar

Running Time: 2 hours - approximate, including any interval(s).

Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.

About the event

Editor Ambrose Musiyiwa and featured writers will talk about the motivation for writing and collating poems featured in the book and how poems can help shape new worlds.

Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World was published in 2020 following a call out for poems responding to Black Lives Matter. Over 500 poems and short prose were submitted from writers around the world with 107 chosen for the anthology.

This event will feature readings of poems and short prose from the book.

There will also be opportunities to ask contributing writers and discussion panel members about their work.

The event is free but there will be a maximum limit on numbers participating so please book by selecting to buy tickets above, or call 01332 255800 option 1, and you will receive confirmation and the Zoom link once you have registered.

For more information contact or 01332 642640