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Thu, 23 May

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Online (Zoom)

Inua Ellams & Open Mic

Join us on Zoom for a poetry reading by Inua Ellams followed by Open Mic!

Inua Ellams & Open Mic
Inua Ellams & Open Mic

Time & Location

23 May 2024, 19:45 – 21:15 IST

Online (Zoom)

Guests

About the event

Join us on Zoom for a poetry reading by Inua Ellams followed by Open Mic!

7:45pm - Sign up for Open Mic on Zoom chat

8:00pm - Inua Ellams reading

8:15pm - Open Mic begins

9:10pm - Announcements and Farewells

Born in Nigeria, Inua Ellams is a poet, playwright & performer, graphic artist & designer. He is a Complete Works poet alumni and facilitates workshops in creative writing where he explores reoccurring themes in his work - Identity, Displacement and Destiny - in accessible, enjoyable ways for participants of all ages and backgrounds.

His awards include: Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2009, The Liberty Human Rights Award, The Live Canon International Poetry Prize, The Kent & Sussex Poetry Competition, Magma Poetry Competition, Winchester Poetry Prize, A Black British Theatre Award and The Hay Festival Medal for Poetry.

He has been commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, Tate Modern, Louis Vuitton, BBC Radio & Television. His poetry books include ‘Candy Coated Unicorn and Converse All Stars’ published Flipped Eye, 'The Wire-Headed Heathen' by Akashic Books, The Half God of Rainfall by 4th Estate and The Actual by Penned in The Margins. His plays include ‘Black T-shirt Collection’, ‘The 14th Tale’, ‘Barber Shop Chronicles’ and ‘Three Sisters’ published by Oberon. He founded The Midnight Run (an arts-filled, night-time, urban walking experience.) The Rhythm and Poetry Party (The R.A.P Party) which celebrates poetry & hip hop, and Poetry + Film / Hack (P+F/H) which celebrates Poetry & Film.

We are grateful for the support of The Arts Council and Limerick City & County Council.

Zoom closed-captions will be made available for this event.

Participation is limited to the first 100 guests to join.

Tickets

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