• Black History Month Finale: An Evening with Ben Okri

    Thu. 6 November 2014 | 7:30 PM

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    Enjoy a witty, yet tender evening of words as Ben Okri, one of the world’s foremost living writers, comes to Norwich City of Literature.

    Author of the Booker Prize winning The Famished Road, poet and novelist Okri will talk about his life in writing, the challenges faced when incorporating his African heritage into literature and about the importance of developing fresh voices from across the world.

    Chaired by Kadija Sesay and supported by Dorothea Smartt, Sai Murray and Minoli Salgado.

    Book now for an evening of groundbreaking voices, old and new, in celebration of the launch of Sable Magazine. Supported by Norfolk Black History Month and Writers’ Centre Norwich.

    Location:
    Norwich: The Playhouse, 42-58 St George’s Street, NR3 1AB
    Telephone:
    01603 598598
    Admission:
    £12, £10 concessions
    Accessibility:
    Wheelchair accesible, disabled parking, guide and hearing dogs welcome, infra-red hearing aid enhancement, accessible toilets, baby changing
    Organizer(s):
    The Playhouse

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