Event: Bare Lit Festival, 26-27 February, London

aquotesBare Lit Festival: a literary festival focused entirely on writers of colour to highlight the amazing work being produced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic writers.

This February a new festival is set to change the UK literary landscape: Bare Lit, the country’s first literature festival devoted wholly to BAME authors.

Organised by Media Diversified, Bare Lit seeks to celebrate the work and achievements of BAME literary voices in the UK.

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The two-day festival, which takes place on 26 and 27 February in London, offers a lineup of established and new international authors, including novelist Xiaolu Guo, poet Jane Yeh, London’s Young Poet Laureate Selina Nwulu, journalist and fiction author Robin Yassin-Kassab, and many more. Events focus on addressing the question of what it means to be a writer of colour in the 21st century, with performances, panels and conversations such as “Second-Generation Poets in Exile”…

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