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Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi at Africa Writes Festival in Exeter

Bookbag & Sacred Grounds

Join us in Exeter to hear Al-Raddi – one of the leading African poets writing in Arabic today – reading from this newly published poetry collection as part of Africa Writes Festival.

Al-Raddi is joined by translators Bryar Bajalan and Shook, and the reading will be followed by a conversation about collaboration, writing processes and A Friend's Kitchen's powerful engagement with exile and displacement.

Africa Writes Festival - Exeter 2023

Africa Writes is the UK’s leading platform celebrating the best contemporary African writing and is part of Exeter’s Unesco City of Literature programme. The events this year will include performances, book launches and workshops and are hosted in collaboration with independent bookshop Bookbag and creative hub Roots Resistance.

This event is brought to you in collaboration with The Poetry Translation Centre.

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