Speaking in multiple voices and the gift of different identities
In conversation with Colin Grant, Marcus Ryder explains why he is a champion of meaningful diversity in Britain and why Black British lives matter.
Moses McKenzie, a twenty-three-year-old debut author, reflects on the hostile and dangerous environment of the impoverished sections of Bristol that have fuelled his spiritual tale of redemption, An Olive Grove in Ends.
Growing up Black in the care and mental health systems, embodied cultural knowledge and Black masculinity.
The governor general of Jamaica has declared 8 April National Chief Takyi Day. In conversation with Edson Burton, Vincent Brown, author of Tacky's Revolt, charts the story of the largest slave revolt in the British Empire during the 1700s.
Following International Children's Book Day, Sita Brahmachari talks to Gabriel Gbadamosi about why, in terms of conversations between cultures and backgrounds, children need space.
Talking about what she's learned along the way and how she pays that learning forward.
John Siddique meets multi-genre, multi-voiced, writer Peter Kalu to talk about his life long fascination and journey with the power of story.
As we mark International Women's Day, Meena Kandasamy tells Sanjida O'Connell why she uses writing to right wrongs in her novels about feminism, the caste system and untouchability, and male violence.
Roger Robinson won the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2019, and the following year, he spoke to Gabriel Gbadamosi about empathy in black writing, and migrant experience becoming rooted in words to keep us human.
In front of an audience at The House of St Barnabas in London, Fred D’Aguiar discusses his recently published memoir, Year of Plagues, tracing his battle with prostate cancer during the Covid-19 pandemic and deals with the knock-on effects of the murder of George Floyd.
Rommi Smith has excavated an overlooked history of black people in Britain in her work and particularly in interpreting a series of extraordinary photos from the archives of the TopFoto agency. Through Smith's carefully researched poetic responses she is changing the story of what we consider the nature of Britain.