Editor, literary activist, writer and presenter, Susheila Nasta will be joined at Essex Book Festival by Nigerian-German contributor and novelist, Olumide Popoola to discuss the crucial place of the writer, past and present.
Brave New Words is a collection of fifteen specially commissioned essays from distinguished authors exploring the value of critical thinking, the power of the written word, and the resonance of literature in the twenty-first century. Contributors include Bernardine Evaristo, Romesh Gunesekera, Blake Morrison, Mukoma wa Ngugi, Hsiao-Hung Pai, Olumide Popoola and Marina Warner.
“Its purpose is to bring you to worlds beyond the collective imagination of a world made stale by the monotony of contemporary literature. It’s a voyage into the world left purposefully unknown by the publishing industry. And it’s very, very interesting to read… I am revitalised by the words of these authors.” Bad Form Reviews
This event is part of Essex Book Festival and will run from 11:00 – 12.30 on Sunday 15 March. Book your tickets now.