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Faversham Literary Festival

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

£5

Giving voice to the Syrian refugee crisis, Christy Lefteri’s experience as a volunteer at a UNICEF-supported refugee centre in Athens informs ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’. She is in conversation with David Herd, coordinator of ‘Refugee Tales’ – an ongoing project that calls to end indefinite immigration detention – poets, novelists and writers have collaborated with people who have experienced detention, their tales appearing alongside first-hand accounts by people who themselves have been detained. All profits from ‘Refugee Tales’ go to Kent Refugee Help and Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group. Host Janice Lowe, chairperson of Faversham & Villages Refugee Group. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Faversham & Villages Refugee Group.

David Herd is a poet, critic and Professor of Modern Literature at University of Kent, whose work focuses on the intersection of literature and human rights.

Saturday 22 February 2020, The Arden Theatre, 2–3pm. £5

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
£5
Website:
https://www.favershamliteraryfestival.org/index.php/component/k2/item/209-christy-lefteri-and-david-herd