SATURDAY 11AM STORYMOJA AMPHITHEATRE
Warsan Shire, Dr Neal Hall, Mongane Wally Serote and Njeri Wangari
Voicing The Unspoken
Warsan Shire (Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth) won the Brunel University African Poetry Prize. Dr. Neal Hall (Nigger for Life) has won over 10 prizes for poetry in book festivals around the world. Mongane Wally Serote (Yakhal’Inkomo) has won theIngrid Jonker Poetry Prize, the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa and was a Fulbright Scholar. These multiple-award-winning poets read from their work and talk to Kenyan Poet, Njeri Wangari (Mines and Mindfields) about asylum, war, love, loss, borders, insanity, race, identity and inequality.
In association with the African Poetry Book Fund and The South African High Commission