Event

Behind ‘Provenance’ – with Ayòbámi Adébáyò

Saturday 29 May
Online
7 - 8pm BST
Free - please register in advance

What will writing look like in 50 years? How do you tell a story spanning continents, cultures and histories through digital means?

In this free online event, celebrated novelist Ayòbámi Adébáyò brings to life the story of the sacred ibeji artifact and explains the process behind her storytelling technique. She is joined in conversation by Jean McNeil, Professor of Creative Writing at UEA and award-winning writer of 14 books, including Ice Diaries and Day For Night.

Join us online from 7pm BST or catch-up at your leisure once the event has premiered. Register your interest and we’ll send a link directly to your inbox!

Part of Future & Form. Produced by Mutiny and University of East Anglia, in conjunction with the National Centre for Writing and the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Funded by Arts Council England.


About the artist

Ayòbámi Adébáyò is the author of the acclaimed novel Stay With Me (Canongate, 2017), shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction and the Wellcome Book Prize and described as a ‘stunning’ debut novel by the New York Times. Ayòbámi is a graduate of UEA’s MA in Creative Writing. Image (c) Canongate

 

City of Literature is a Norfolk & Norwich Festival and National Centre for Writing presentation, programmed by the National Centre for Writing.

Image (c) Canongate

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May 29, 2021 7:00 pm May 29, 2021 7:00 pm Europe/London Behind ‘Provenance’ – with Ayòbámi Adébáyò Writers' Centre Norwich –

What will writing look like in 50 years? How do you tell a story spanning continents, cultures and histories through digital means? In this free online event, celebrated novelist Ayòbámi Adébáyò brings to life the story of the sacred ibeji artifact and explains the process behind her storytelling technique. She is joined in conversation by […]

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