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IBBY UK AGM with S I Martin at Black Cultural Archives

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Black Cultural Archives

Windrush Square

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SW2 1EF

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Steve Martin was born in Bedford and has worked as a journalist for The Voice and Bulletin. He is the author of a novel, Incomparable World (1996) and a non-fiction title, Britain’s Slave Trade (1999), published to accompany a television series screened on Channel 4.

He lives in lives in South London where he works as a researcher and writer of Black history. In 2007 his children’s novel, Jupiter Williams, was published. It tells the tale of a boy who lives in the African Academy in Clapham, London, in 1800. His latest book is Jupiter Amidships (2009).

Steve will talk about his experiences of using archive documents and images in writing children’s fiction and as a spur to enhancing literacy in primary and secondary schools.

6pm IBBY UK AGM

6.45pm Drinks

7pm Presentation by Steve Martin

Everyone is welcome to the AGM, but come just for the presentation if you prefer.

The event is free for all but there will be a collection for the IBBY Children in Crisis Fund which provides support for children whose lives have been disrupted through war, civil disorder or natural disaster.

Booking is essential.

Black Cultural Archives is five minutes walk from Brixton tube station, Victoria Line, and on many bus routes.

https://blackculturalarchives.org

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