Speaking Volumes is a live literature organisation specialising in getting underrepresented voices heard, reaching diverse audiences and finding exciting ways to present the work of writers.

Speaking Volumes at 10

Continuing our ‘Speaking Volumes at 10’ celebration videos and celebrating writers we have worked with, we have the wonderful Eritrean poet Ribka Sibhatu reading her stunning elegy to the drowned migrants of the Lampedusa tragedy in 2013.

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Epic Conversation: Bernardine Evaristo and Roger Robinson

For the final event of the A Portable Paradise Tour, TS Eliot Prize winner Roger Robinson was interviewed by Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo. This Epic Conversation took place at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton, with a special invited audience of established and emerging writers, producers and supporters who have been part of Roger’s journey to his book and who he wanted to celebrate with. This is a short extract bt you can watch the full conversation here.

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