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2011 Festival Events Programme


 

Black & African Literature Day

Thursday October 27th, 2011

7:00pm - 10:30pm

(Doors open 7:00pm, performances commence 7:30pm)

 

Welcome message by Festival Director, Nnorom Azuonye

►"Identity in African Theatre" Paper by Dr Osita Okagbue. Followed by Q&A

Poetry Reading by Tinashe Mushakavanhu from Harare's Lonely Eyes

Storytelling by Monica Clarke

Poetry Performance and presentation of the paper "The Colour of Poetry" by Peter Olorunisomo (a.k.a. Pete Godismo) followed by a short Q&A

Readings from Sentinel publications by Nnorom Azuonye

Book Fair, Book signings, Networking.

 

 


 

World Literature Day

Friday October 28th, 2011

7:00pm - 10:30pm

(Doors open 7:00pm, performances commence 7:30pm)

 

SPECIAL GUEST OF HONOUR

His Excellency, Ambassador DOZIE NWANNA

Nigeria's Deputy High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, a keen guitarist and poet will read his poetry.

Poetry Reading "Four Corners & Other Poems" by Adura Ojo

Storytelling by Uchenna Izundu

Poetry Reading "Black River Sonnets" by Andy Willoughby

Creative writing teacher and Novelist Amanda Sington-Williams talks about the challenges of writing a novel. Followed by Q&A.

Launch of The Border by Miles Cain and readings from the book.

Book Fair, Book signings, Networking.

 


 

World Literature Day

Sunday October 30th, 2011

4:30pm - 8:00pm

(Doors open 4:30pm, performances commence 5:00pm)

 

Poetry Reading by Nengi Ilagha

Fiction Reading. Christie Watson reads from Tiny Sunbirds Far Away.

Feedback Consultant, N. Quentin Woolf talks about the processes and challenges of creating literature. Followed by Q&A.

Poetry Reading by Graham Burchell - 'In Frome' and poems from Vermeer's Corner.

Talk about Kisses on a Postcard by Terence Frisby. Followed by Q&A

Poetry Reading by Derek Sellen - 'Standing with Oliver in Oliver's Garden' and poems from The Arch and its Shadow.

Book Fair, Book signings, Networking.

 

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SENTINEL ANNUAL POETRY COMPETITION 2011 | CLOSING DATE: 15-NOVEMBER-2011

Judge: Roger Elkin, author of Fixing Things

Prizes: 500 (1st), 250 (2nd) 125 (3rd) 5 x 25 (High Commendation.

Entry Fee: 5 per poem. Enter competition here >>

 

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