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Tottenham Literature Festival 2022 kicks off on November 14.

The Tottenham Literature Festival 2022 happens at the Bernie Grants Arts Centre, London, UK from November 14 – 20, 2022

The Tottenham Literature Festival was founded by Bernie Grant Arts Centre Artistic Director & CEO Hannah Azieb Pool to celebrate the word and storytelling in all its glorious forms in 2019. It was aimed at providing a platform for Black writers to tell their own stories in a space where they are in the majority.

Tottenham Literature Festival announced a full programme of events that will take place in their fourth annual festival that celebrates enriched, diverse stories by Black authors, poets, and artists from Tottenham and beyond.

Headliners previously announced include award-winning playwright and author Travis Alabanza, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay OBE FRSL, award-winning poet, novelist and musician Anthony Joseph, journalist and poet Bridget Minamore, multi-disciplinary live artist Dzifa Benson, poet Dean Atta as well as actor and author Paterson Joseph.

Others are Travis Alabanza, Lemn Sissay, Paterson Joseph, Anthony Joseph, Bridget Minamore, Dean Atta, Dzifa Benson, Lisa Allen-Agostini, Yvonne Bailey-Smith, Christian Adofo, Tippa Irie, Tobi Kyeremateng, Nadifa Mohamed, Leone Ross, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Ayanna Lloyd Banwo, Jendella Benson, Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, Maame Blue, Tola Okogwu among others.

For more information on the festival please click here.

By James Murua

This blog is run by James Murua a Nairobi, Kenya based lover of books.

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