Black British Women Writers: A Conversation

Black British Women Writers:
The Arts in Brixton in the 1980s, a Literary Conversation

University of Leicester
Wednesday 24 February 2016
Bennett Building, Lower Ground Floor, Lecture Theatre 3

Carol Leeming in Conversation with Dorothea Smartt, chaired by SuAndi. This exclusive event will document a literary conversation, between writers Dorothea Smartt and Carol Leeming, to recollect and highlight an exciting, challenging, and creative period, which spurred the development of Black Women’s writing in Britain, and which was centred on the artistic, social, and political milieu of Brixton London in the 1980s.