Sat 2 November 2013, 7.30pm, £5 (£4 concession)

Travel between America, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean in an evening of stories, poems, music and mixed media performance.

Five writers – Akila Richards, Ife O Yamuna, Gwyneth Wint, Jenny Arach and Amy Zamarripa Solis – will read from a new anthologyInk on My Lips, published this autumn by Waterloo Press. The evening will also include stories and poems from dear departed Irene Mensah.

Brighton Dome, Studio Bar, New Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UG
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Thurs 24 October 2013, 5-7pm, free
Poets, rappers and performers battle it out: Mrisi Shrapnel, Spliff Richard, Ink on My Lips writers and very special guests.
Free wine from Barefoot Wine, plus food for sale from Benjie’s Caribbean Kitchen.

Jubilee Library, Jubilee St, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1GE

Book your FREE space & a plate of Caribbean food £7 from Jubilee Library’s Booklover store (01273 294071) or https://writingourlegacy2013.eventbrite.co.uk

Linos Wengara at Crawley Wordfest, Writing Our Legacy, 2012. Photo: Bip Mistry

Linos Wengara at Crawley Wordfest, Writing Our Legacy, 2012. Photo: Bip Mistry

Thurs 10 October 2013, 5-7pm, free
Music and writing inspired by music: Mbira player Linos Wengara, historian Colin Grant and poet Hannah Lowe.
Free wine from Barefoot Wine, plus food for sale from Benjie’s Caribbean Kitchen.
Jubilee Library, Jubilee St, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1GE
Book your FREE space & a plate of Caribbean food £7 from Jubilee Library’s Booklover store (01273 294071) or https://writingourlegacy2013.eventbrite.co.uk

 

Flash Lit Fiction slam

Thurs 26 September 2013, 8-late, £4
12 participants battle out 3 heats, reading out 300 word stories per heat to a judge story experts as part of Brighton Digital Festival. Music from The Organ Grinders Monkey
The Latest Bar, 14-17 Manchester St, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1TF 
 
Get your advance tickets now http://flashlitfiction2013.eventbrite.co.uk
PLUS: for any writers out there, join our Twittter story competition. Tell us a story in 140 characters before 26 Sept & you could win our Twitter story competition.Tag it #FLF13 optional theme: soul