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      Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones in Bristol


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      November 26, 2019

       

      11a Union Galleries
      Bristol, Bristol, City of BS1 3XD

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      Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

      It has never been harder to be a young person in Britain. One in four people under 25 are affected by mental illness and over half of the people under 25 have looked for advice on homelessness. University fees are rising, job opportunities are drying up, buying a house is out of reach for all but a privileged few. However, this generation is noticeably absent from opinion columns, comment pieces, and news reports in the mainstream media.Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britains Youthis here to change that with powerful and passionate essays from writers under the age of 24 based in Bristol and beyond.The anthology of passionate young voices that has been curated by Nikesh Shukla, editor of the acclaimed bestsellerThe Good Immigrant, and Sammy Jones, written content Editor atRife, an online magazine for young people run by young people and produced by Watershed.Joining Nikesh and Sammy are contributors Mariam Khan (My Body, My Choice) and MalakaSargeant (The Latte Drinker That Spilled the Tea) to discuss their stories and just some of the topics featured in the wider collection: from race and equality to money and education.This event is free for those aged 24 and under, please select the relevant ticket option at time of booking.

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