Literary Leicester: Linton Kwesi Johnson & Caryl Phillips in conversation

Series Name Literary Leicester
Speaker Caryl Phillips & Linton Kwesi Johnson
Type Arts & Entertainment
When 12 Nov 2015, 06:30PM - 07:30PM
Venue Peter Williams Lecture Theatre
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free
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Join two of the country’s leading writers, Linton Kwesi Johnson and Caryl Phillips, 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 Phillips’ 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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