EBF 2019 | New Daughters of Africa: Discussion with Margaret Busby & Leila Aboulela
23 March 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
£7 / £5
(concs 27 yrs and under)
Ghanaian-born publisher, editor, writer and broadcaster Margaret Busby talks to award-winning novelist and playwright Leila Aboulela about her contribution to New Daughters of Africa, a major new international anthology that celebrates the work of women of African descent. They will also discuss the common obstacles writers still negotiate around issues of race, gender and class.
This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s PLACE weekend at Firstsite, taking place on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March. For more information visit essexbookfestival.org.uk.