The evening includes a showcase of winning entries to a Tate Collective writing competition. The winners, Salma Ali, Abondance Matanda and Toyo Odetunde will be sharing their work. There will also be a further invitation for audiences to develop their own future writing practices.
This event includes BSL interpretation.
Caleb Azumah Nelson
Caleb Azumah Nelson is a British-Ghanaian writer and photographer, living in South East London. His writing has been published in Litro and Granta. He was recently shortlisted for the Palm Photo Prize and won the People’s Choice prize. His debut novel, Open Water (Penguin Viking), is out now.
Aurella Yussuf is a writer and Art Historian. After completing a BA in the History of Art and Design at the University of Brighton, she received her MA in Global Arts from Goldsmiths College. She is a founding member of interdisciplinary art collective Thick/er Black Lines and the convener of Kitchen Table Crit, a monthly forum for Black artists and writers.
Dr Anthony Joseph
Dr Anthony Joseph is an award-winning Trinidad-born poet, novelist, academic and musician. He is the author of four poetry collections and three novels. His Sonnets for Albert collection is forthcoming from Bloomsbury publishing in June 2022. As a musician, he has released eight critically acclaimed albums, and in 2020 received a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Composers Award. He is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at De Montfort University, Leicester
Supported by Denise Coates Foundation
Tate Collective is supported by Jean and Melanie Salata with additional support from Garfield Weston Foundation, The Rothschild Foundation, and Tate Patrons