Conversations with Baldwin: Writers Workshop at Arnolfini
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A event held at Arnolfini on Saturday 21st October. The event starts at 14:00.

Conversations with Baldwin: The Creators Space is a workshop series focusing on craft and creative activism, and is part of the wider Conversations with Baldwin festival celebrating the life and work of 20th-century author and activist James Baldwin.

In 'The Creators Space - Writers Workshop', we will analyse the literature of James Baldwin and develop our craft with the help of award-winning poet and author Raymond Antrobus.

When: Saturday 21 October 2023

Time: 2pm - 4pm

This is a 2 hour workshop and is held in person at Arnolfini. Please bring a notebook and pen. There will be an interval halfway through.

This venue is wheelchair accessible.

Conversations with Baldwin: Creators Space is part of the Conversations with Baldwin festival which explores the life and work of 20th-century author and activist James Baldwin. The festival is produced by Words of Colour and supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

For more information on the rest of the programme, visit:

About Raymond Antrobus
Raymond Antrobus is a poet, writer and broadcaster. He was born in London to an English mother and Jamaican father. He’s a Cave Canem Graduate and a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature. He is the author of 'To Sweeten Bitter' (UK, Out-Spoken Press), ‘The Perseverance’ (UK, Penned In The Margins / US, Tin House) and ‘All The Names Given’ (US, Tin House / UK, Picador) as well as children’s picture book ‘Can Bears Ski?’ (UK, Walker Books / US, Candlewick). He is the 2019 recipient of the Ted Hughes Award as well as the Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award, and became the first poet to be awarded the Rathbone Folio Prize. His first full-length collection, ‘The Perseverance’ was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and The Forward Prize, ‘All The Names Given’ was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot prize and the Costa Award. Also in 2021 his poems were added to the UK’s ‘GCSE’ syllabus.

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