Linton Kwesi Johnson and Caryl Phillips in Conversation

A Literary Leicester event

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Nov 12, 2015
from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM


Peter Williams Lecture Theatre

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Linton Kwesi Johnson
Linton Kwesi Johnson

Join two of the country’s leading writers, Linton Kwesi Johnson and Caryl Philips, in conversation. Old friends, they will be discussing their lives in writing, the important role which writing of all kinds can play in an ever-changing world, and many other topics. Expect a dynamic and enjoyable discussion, chaired by distinguished Professor John McLeod.

Multi-award winning Kittitian-British novelist, Caryl Philips’ tenth novel, The Lost Child is published this year. Jamaican-born Linton Kwesi Johnson is among this country’s best-loved performance poets.

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