Join Writing Our Legacy and special guest Sharon Dodua Otoo for an online social and networking event. This is a space for writers and creatives of colour to come together and share experiences.
The fourth in a series of monthly socials with special guests, this event is part of a wider digital programme of activity produced by Writing Our Legacy.
Date: Friday 23 April 2021
This event will include an open mic where participants are encouraged to read existing or new work. Readers will have 3 minute slots and should register beforehand. If interested please contact:
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Please note: All tickets are non-refundable.
Supported by Arts Council England and Brighton & Hove City Council
About Sharon Dodua Otoo
Sharon Dodua Otoo (*1972 in London) is an author and a political activist. She writes prose, essays and is editor of the English-language book series “Witnessed” (edition assemblage). In 2017 her first novellas “the things i am thinking while smiling politely” and “Synchronicity” were published in German translation by S. Fischer Verlag. Otoo won the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize in 2016 with the text “Herr Gröttrup setzt sich hin”. In 2020 her inaugural speech at the Festival of German Language Literature “Dürfen Schwarze Blumen Malen?” was published by Verlag Heyn. Her first novel in German “Adas Raum” will be published in February 2021 by S. Fischer Verlag.