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October 18, 2015

Break Ground USA

Breaking Ground – Black British Writers US Tour Breaking Ground is conceived, curated and organised by Speaking Volumes. We specialise in producing engaging and excellent literary events designed to appeal…
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July 14, 2015

Babishai Award

Nick Makoha shortlisted for Babishai Poetry Award From over 2,000 poems, Nick was included on the Longlist of 16. The winner of the 2015 Babishai Poetry Award will be announced…
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April 9, 2015

Christmas Truce 1914

The Poetry Society & Barclays Premier League: In autumn 2014 the Poetry Society began an exciting new collaboration with Barclays Premier League to help young footballers mark the hundred-year anniversary…
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March 10, 2015

WOW Festival 2015

Stand By Your Woman: - We ask - was 2014 the year of the male feminist? With HeForShe, the UN Barbershop conference and male politicians wearing ‘This is what a feminist…
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March 3, 2015

BUAPP Prize

Brunel University African Poetry Prize Great new I have been shortlisted for the Brunel African Poetry Prize. This poetry prize, now in its third year, will award the winner £3000…
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February 19, 2015

Nick on Arise TV

Nick Makoha on This Day Live - Arise TV My Father and Other Superheroes' Nick Makoha discusses his production with Asha Tanna. He is on a national tour. Check for…
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January 19, 2015

Re:Play!

Re:Play Development programme: We’re so excited. And we just can’t hide it. So we’re telling you that after reviewing nearly 60 quality applications to Re:Play, and interviewing a shortlist of 11,…
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September 19, 2014

Ilkley Lit Fest 2014

Ilkley Lit Fest 2014: National Tour starts. I am off to America in a few days and when I return it will be Black History Month. My Father & Other Superheroes…
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August 28, 2014

Furious Flower 2014

Seeding the Future of African American Poetry The Furious Flower Poetry Center presents its decade-defining conference, September 24–27, 2014, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  Malika Booker, Roger Robinson and myself…
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