6 March 2019: Writing & Activism with David Austin

Join us at the GPI on Wednesday 6 March as we welcome the award winning author David Austin who'll be sharing perspectives and readings from his two titles published by Pluto Press in 2018.

​In Dread Poetry and Freedom; Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution ​Austin delves into themes of 'poetry, political consciousness and social transformation' through the lens of the Jamaican-British poet's own literary activism.

Edited by Austin, Moving Against the System:The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness is a collection of 'black radical thought' emanating from Montreal's historic meeting of activist, influential Black voices including Stokely Carmichael, C.L.R. Jamnes, Rocky Jones, Alvin Poussaint and Walter Rodney. 

Tickets: £5 available at the door or via email:info@georgepadmoreinstitute.org/eventbrite/phone:0207 272 8915

Venue: 76 Stroud Green Road Finsbury Park N4 3EN

See our News page for more details and see you there!

Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
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