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3 November 2022
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
All ages welcome
Manchester Poetry Library
Tina will read from her dynamic new collection with Q&A which will be available at the event and online at Fly on the Wall Press website (www.flyonthewallpress.co.uk). She will also read extracts from her extraordinary forthcoming memoir White Lies Matter.
‘Compelling storylines… the child’s voice is at its absolute best, innocent and comical… race issues handled beautifully’ – The Literary Consultancy
‘These poems are a two-way mirror to uncomfortable truths about society and to the poet who is telling those truths… well worth reading’ – Ian McMillan (Poet and BBC broadcaster)
‘Laces serious cutting-edge issues with tongue-in-cheek humour’ – V&A Museum
Tina Otito Tamsho-Thomas is a published writer, poet, spoken word artist, writer-in-residence, playwright, Black Writing Development pioneer and human rights advocate. Her unique, forthcoming memoir Haunted By the Truth explores identity, adolescence and belonging. Her ‘Like Never Before’ entry was runner up in the Black Artists On The Move, Virtually Living, International Poetry Competition 2020. Her work can be found in several anthologies, including: Red: Contemporary Black British Poetry, Sexual Attraction Revealed and Brown Eyes.
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