Skip to main content




ASWAD 2017

African/Diasporic Futures: Re-Envisioning Power, Interventions, Imaginations and Belonging ASWAD 9th Biennial Conference – November 7-11, 2017  Seville, Spain More than 300 speakers who will tackle all kinds of political, social, cultural…

Read More

Complete Works

Play Video The Complete Works Diversity in UK Poetry Conference In 2005 literary activist and writer Bernardine Evaristo MBE urged Arts Council England (ACE) to investigate the lack of diversity...
Read More

London Lit Fest

Play Video Seven Thousand Words for Human: Endangered Poetry Part of London Literature FestivalAccording to UNESCO, one language is being lost every two weeks and of the 7,000 languages across...
Read More

Africa Writes Fest

Africa Writes is the Royal African Society’s annual literature festival. Every year we showcase established and emerging talent from the African continent and its diaspora in what is now the…

Read More

Cheltenham Lit

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2014 The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature is now available at Running from 3 – 12 October, this year’s spectacular programme is led by Guest Directors Shami...
Read More

Yardstick Festival

Taking place in Bristol and Bath, UK, from 27-30 June, Commonwealth Writers has partnered with the festival which features some of the best-established and emerging authors from across the English-speaking...
Read More