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      Words of Colour presents Irenosen Okojie in Bristol


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      October 30, 2019

       

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

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      Words of Colour presents Irenosen Okojie

      Award-winning author Irenosen Okojie will be Words of Colour Productions first ever Writer in Residence, taking up her residency in Bristol during Black History Month 2019.The author of Butterfly Fish and Speak Gigantular will be supported by Words of Colour Productions, a creative communications agency that develops writers of colour, to identify talented writers, particularly women, and to uncover hidden black history in Bristol.During October, the residency will be spread across three locations: Junction 3 Library, Easton, St Pauls Community Centre, St Pauls and Waterstones Bristol Galleries. At the end of the residency, Okojie will produce a specially commissioned piece of writing, which will feature exclusively on Words of Colours website.Drop-in sessions with Irenosen Okojie are open to all from 2pm - 4pm (30 minutes max) on Wednesday 30th October in the Waterstones cafe. You must register your interest prior to the event. Please contact Heather to secure your place: heather@wordsofcolour.co.ukIrenosen Okojie will also be in conversation with with Joy Francis in our shop on that evening!

      Cost: free, Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter; we therefore recommend that you check with the shop before travelling.If you are unable to attend an event we can often reserve signed copies. Please contact the host shop for details. Reserved copies cannot be guaranteed and may not always carry dedications.All signings (unless otherwise stated) operate on a first come first served basis, so early arrival is often recommended.

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