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Blood & Fire: Passion & Lyricism

A SpeakySpokey live literature production at the British Library, October 2023. Filmed and edited by Rob Akin.

    Caribbean lyrical writing, spoken word and music blasts onto the stage in a collaborative new series between the British Library and WritersMosaic, a division of the Royal Literary Fund. Phoebe McIntosh (Dominoes), Salena Godden (Mrs Death Misses Death) and Jacqueline Crooks (Fire Rush) join forces with Jazz musicians, a Dancehall dancer and a DJ for an evening pulsing to the beat of Caribbean speech.