Creative Conversations – Dean Atta Virtual Format Monday 20 April, 2020

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Special Virtual Creative Conversations with Dean Atta

Monday 20th April 6-7pm.

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Dean Atta was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. His debut poetry collection, I Am Nobody’s Nigger, was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize. His debut novel, The Black Flamingo, was awarded the 2020 Stonewall Book Award and long-listed for the 2020 CILIP Carnegie Medal. His writing dealing with themes of race, gender and sexuality has appeared on the BBC and Channel 4, and in his regular column for Attitude magazine.

“Dean Atta’s poetry is as honest as truth itself”

–Benjamin Zephaniah

“One of the UK’s finest poets”

–Time Out London

“Dean Atta is the Gil Scott Heron of his generation”

–Charlie Dark

“Righteous and forceful”

–Peter Tatchell

“Unafraid to tackle topics other poets turn a blind eye to”

–Apples & Snakes

“Brilliantly eloquent”

–QX Magazine

“His poems are priceless”

–RWD Magazine

“Unapologetic, perfectly candid and equally moving”

–Writer’s Block

“One of the leading lights in London’s poetry scene”

–Huffington Post


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