Tina will read from her new collection of poetry, and from her memoir "White Lies Matter", with Q&A.
Doors open and drinks reception at 6pm. Event begins at 7pm. FREE.
Tina will read from her dynamic new collection with Q&A which will be available at the event and online at Fly on the Wall Press. She will also read extracts from her extraordinary forthcoming memoir White Lies Matter.
'Compelling storylines... the child's voice is at its absolute best, innocent and comical... race issues handled beautifully' - The Literary Consultancy
'These poems are a two-way mirror to uncomfortable truths about society and to the poet who is telling those truths... well worth reading' - Ian McMillan (Poet and BBC broadcaster)
'Laces serious cutting-edge issues with tongue-in-cheek humour' - V&A Museum
Tina Otito Tamsho-Thomas is a published writer, poet, spoken word artist, writer-in-residence, playwright, Black Writing Development pioneer and human rights advocate. Her unique, forthcoming memoir Haunted By the Truth explores identity, adolescence and belonging. Her 'Like Never Before' entry was runner up in the Black Artists On The Move, Virtually Living, International Poetry Competition 2020. Her work can be found in several anthologies, including: Red: Contemporary Black British Poetry, Sexual Attraction Revealed and Brown Eyes.
- Organiser of Tina Tamsho-Thomas: SOMEONE IS MISSING ME
We are developing an extensive collection of contemporary poetry from books to recordings, in multiple languages. We aim to create an exceptional poetry research centre, a space where poetry belongs to everyone, and can be enjoyed and celebrated. We recognise the value and impact of poetry on individuals and communities.
LocationManchester Poetry Library, MMU, Grosvenor building, Cavendish Street, M15 6BG
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