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Jurist, The Goldsmiths Prize 2016

http://www.gold.ac.uk/goldsmiths-prize/

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My review of ‘The Bone Readers’, by Jacob Ross, Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/sep/28/bone-readers-jacob-ross-review-caribbean-sordid-underbelly

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Interview: Singapore, July 2015

VIMEO INTERVIEW

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My New Statesman Review of 2 x Ta-Nehesi Coates’ Books

http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2016/03/ta-nehisi-coates-and-writing-about-race-america

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The Emperor’s Babe

Nice to see such a great mention of my 2001 novel-in-verse The Emperor’s Babe in an Evening Standard piece by Mary Beard.    http://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/mary-beard-what-we-can-learn-from-rome-and-its-pluralist-society-a3129976.html

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BBC Radio 4 doc on Amiri Baraka, Black Arts Movement & my early career Oct 2015

I’ve just made a 2-part BBC R4 doc on the above with fab Front Row producer Ekene Akalawu. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06mcn8k

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Marlon James winning the Man Booker Prize 2015

(Originally posted on Facebook, where I tend to post these kinds of pieces. ) Marlon James’ Man Booker win is staggeringly amazing on so many counts, not least because he’s only the SECOND black writer to win it in nearly … Continue reading

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