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Roger Bromley on Aminatta Forna

Posted on July 10, 2013 by in Blogs, Events, News, Trans-Scriptions

The third event in the Writing for Liberty series was held on Wednesday, 15 May. The award-winning British/African writer, Aminatta Forna, was in conversation with Zoe Norridge, lecturer in English at King’s College, London. The session began with Zoe summarising the main themes of Aminatta Forna’s work, to date two novels and a memoir set […]

Roger Bromley on Gillian Slovo

Posted on December 4, 2012 by in Blogs, News, Trans-Scriptions

For the second event of the ‘Writing for Liberty’ series, we welcomed Gillian Slovo, author of 12 novels, 2 verbatim plays, and the international bestselling memoir about her family, Every Secret Thing. Inevitably, given that her parents were the famous ANC activists, Ruth First (murdered by the regime in 1982) and Joe Slovo, Gillian has […]