The 8th National Black and Asian Writers Conference (2016)

The 8th National Black and Asian Writers Conference (2016)

Cultureword’s National Black and Asian Writers Conference has been running for 30 years. This conference, the 8th one of it’s kind, will take place on Saturday,  8th October. This year’s Conference includes panels, stalls, performances, interviews, conversations,...
Writing, Resistance and Racism Conference (2014)

Writing, Resistance and Racism Conference (2014)

This conference was a joint partnership between Manchester University and Commonword and was run as an extension of the Black and Asian Writers Conference 2013 Conference and Book Launch Friday 4TH July 2014 10am – 6.30pm Racism, Writing and Resistance: British...
The 7th National Black and Asian Writers Conference (2013)

The 7th National Black and Asian Writers Conference (2013)

Major writers including Malorie Blackman, Fred D’Aguiar, Sujata Bhatt, Bali Rai, Samuel Shimon, Dorothea Smartt and Thomas Glave participated.  They were joined by Penguin publishers, literary agents, two young writers’ workshops, three book launches, information...
The 6th National Black and Asian Writers Conference (2012)

The 6th National Black and Asian Writers Conference (2012)

The  Conference was unique in bringing together black writers from across the UK to discuss changes in publishing and the spoken word arena, and how these changes might affect them.  It was also a rare opportunity for black writers to network with one another,...

The 5th National Black and Asian Writers Conference (2007)

On Saturday there will be the fifth Commonword  National Black Writers Conference (Manchester), a unique occasion when UK writers, publishers and activists meet and discuss the state of the literary black nation. Sponsored by the Arts Council of...