Friday, 9 March 2012
I shared the inspiration for the book, which was a hairstories blog http://www.hairjournal.blogspot.com/ that I did as part of Black History Month 2008; my role as Editor and the publishing process and the future of e-books.
Readings followed from Christine Collymore who read two of her contributions: a poem from the skin section called U HEAP of SKIN and a personal essay from the hair section called Unwritten Rules. Leaya Collymore read her poem Black from the skin section and an updated version that she had written that day especially for the event.
Networking followed and discussions led to the possibility of establishing a Writer's Support Group and monthly Poetry Club night. Watch this space...
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