New Daughters of Africa

Sat, March 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

New Daughters of Africa
Margaret Busby and Leila Aboulela

New Daughters of Africa is a major new anthology celebrating the work of women of African descent. Ghanaian-born publisher, editor, writer and broadcaster Margaret Busby OBE talks to Leila Aboulela, award-winning novelist and playwright, about the uplifting sense of sisterhood that endures from generation to generation, and common obstacles writers still negotiate around issues of race, gender and class.

£7 / £5 concs (27 years and under)

Essex Book Festival takes place 1-31 March – read the full programme at

Firstsite Colchester
Lewis Gardens - Colchester