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Wed, 21 Jul


The Arvon Foundation

Arvon at Home: Live Guest Reading

An online reading for the Arvon Foundation.

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Arvon at Home: Live Guest Reading
Arvon at Home: Live Guest Reading

Time & Location

21 Jul 2021, 19:15

The Arvon Foundation

About the Event

Now more than ever we need stories – to engage, to distract, to entertain, to nourish, and to help us make sense of what we’re living through. And so while you can’t come to us, instead we will come to you, bringing a taste of Arvon into your home one night a week. Every week an Arvon tutor will join us as a guest, to read from their own work and answer your questions live and in person online.

This Live Guest Reading is with Okechukwu Nzelu on Wednesday 21 July at 7:15pm BST

Okechukwu Nzelu is a Manchester-based writer. In 2015 he was the recipient of a Northern Writers’ Award. In 2020 his debut novel, The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney, won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize, the Desmond Elliott Prize, and the Polari First Book Prize. His second novel, Here Again Now, will be published by Dialogue Books in Spring 2022. He is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Lancaster University.

The reading and interactive Q&A will be hosted on Zoom. This is a live event and will not be recorded.

We are more committed than ever to helping writers find inspiration, and to make space for their own creativity, no matter the setting. So join us from the comfort of your sofa and listen to writers share their work, the stories behind their work, and invaluable writing advice directly from their own desk (or maybe the kitchen table).

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