Saturday, 7 November 2015

Sat 14 Nov - Chris Beckett - Praise, Courage and Hope in Ethiopia

The poet Chris Beckett, grew up mostly in Ethiopia and has a lifelong interest in Amharic culture.  He provides an informed perspective on coverage in the UK news and reads from his collection The Ethiopian Boy. Praise poetry, music and the rich oral culture of Ethiopia will be discussed alongside issues of human rights and governance.

The Ethiopian Boy is published by Carcanet Press.

with Jude Cowan Montague

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