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Black British

Book Festival

4th June 2022

Legacy Centre of Excellence, 144 Potters Lane, Birmingham B6 4UU

BREATHTAKING

The Black British Book Festival is a national day long book festival celebrating Black British Authors across all genres.

schedule

Agenda

12:00 - 12:15

Intros by hosts Casey Bailey and Liz Pemberton

12:15 -

Panel - Life as an Author: The Balance of life and writing

13:15 -

In conversation: Diane Ewen

14:15 -

Engaging the young imagination: Writing for Children

15:15 -

Meet the Publishers: Demystifying the industry

16:15 -

Break

16:45 -

Keynote; Laura Alaine

17:45 -

Panel - Meet the Agents: how to breakthrough

18:45 -

Keynote; David Olusoga

19:45 -

21st Century Black Representation in Books

20:00 -

Outros by hosts Casey Bailey and Liz Pemberton

12:00 - 13:00

How to complete you Developing Your Creative Practice application (Arts Council funding) - Writing West Midlands:

13:30 - 14:30

Author Visits: All the inside information - Schools Library Association

15:00 - 16:00

How To Find a Literary Agent (and do you need one) – The BKS Agency

16:30 - 17:30

Story Exchange - National Literacy Trust

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