Tag: Brixton authors

Windrush – what happened to those young people?

Tony Fairweather launches his new book, Twenty-Eight Pounds Ten Shillings – A Windrush Story, in Brixton library on Thursday 16 June. Camille Addis Alem talked to him...

Brixton’s Creative Enterprise Zone launches

In 2018, Brixton was named as one of six designated creative enterprise zones (CEZ) by the Mayor of London. Creative enterprise zones were awarded to...

Alex Wheatle book on stage

Crongton Knights, the award-winning young adult novel by Alex Wheatle – The Bard of Brixton – has been adapted for the stage by Pilot...

Local author publishes Folk Tales from Jalingo

Local author Femi Osewa has just published Simi Visits Grandma – Folk tales from Jalingo. It’s a story of a young girl who visited...

Debut novel set in Brixton

Rosanna Amaka, author of The Book of Echoes, launches her debut novel at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton this week. The book is set between...

‘Don’t forget about us – and don’t forget about books’

Simone Richardson talks to Liyah Leoni about her creation The Wave, and why she launched it in Brixton library The Wave is a showcase for LGBTQ+ writers...