Listen To Me Sister: New Daughters of Africa Literary Afternoon


‘It has been a long time since a book created the kind of buzz and excitement which has surrounded New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent. Reserve a special place for this one on your bookshelf, it’s a must-have.’ Best African Books of 2019 by Samira Sawlani, African Arguments

New Daughters of Africa contributor Ros Martin has organised a literary afternoon tea from 15:00 – 17:00 on 14 March 2020 at Broadmead Baptist Chuch, Bristol. The public event, Listen To Me Sister, will feature music and reading inspired by the anthology.

Reading on the day will be Antonette Clarke, Christelle Pellecuer, Imani Grant, Nagina Muhammad, Patricia Anderson, Riya Baghirathan, Ros Martin, Sadia Jee, Silu Pascoe, Yoma Smith, with live music by Clare Martin. The event will be hosted by Marie-Annick Gournet and Ruth Pitter.

Entry costs £7 (£3 for children under 16, senior citizens, asylum seekers and unwaged with official ID), with tea and cake on sale.

This event is supported by University of Bristol Centre for Black Humanities; Olawale Arts and Our Stories Make Waves.