Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Sat 15 July - HANNAH LOWE: Chan, Family, Migration and Playing Dice in the East End


A poet in conversation.
Hannah discusses her second collection of poetry published by Bloodaxe, her Chinese-Jamaican father and his milieu between the 1950s and the 1970s. Chan is the nickname of one of the many nicknames of her Chinese-Jamaican father, borrowed from the Polish √©migr√© card magician Chan Canasta. It is also a name from China, where her grandfather’s story begins. Plus a live composition celebrating the work of Charles Mingus.

 Listen Again - Hannah Lowe - Chan, poetry, fathers, race, London

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