University of Wolverhampton International Festival
Tomorrow I'll be spinning a storytelling thread which will take the audience from the coalfields of the West Midlands to the red dunes of Namibia.
And I'll read from Kalahari Passage:
“Survival was not counted in years, but in seasons of feast or famine: a child’s fate was linked to the prevailing climatic conditions at the time of its birth. Koba felt she must have been that most unlucky of children – one born in a harrowing drought. She had no one to confirm this: her close family were long dead and she’d spent her childhood thousands of miles from her Kalahari Desert home....”
Free public lecture, followed by open-mic story-telling session. 'Tell Us a Tale', to celebrate the cultural diversity of this English Midlands university.
Contact me for details or visit the link alongside.
Shortlisted for the New Generation Thinkers 2012 scheme,
Reading, Pleck library, Walsall, WS2 9RE
22May. 2.30 -3.30 pm
with fellow-author, Bobby Nayyar .
Further details here.
Launch of Kalahari Passage, in paperback. (TSP: 2012)
Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham
in association with The Writers' Reading Group @ mac
31 May, 19:00 - 21:00
Illustrated talk & reading by author at this FREE event.
Black History Month talk