The lovely people at Manor House library have got together with the lovely people from the local creative writing collective Inspired Word to put on a performance of their recent work.
Contributions come from Akilah Moseley, Sophia Wilson, Lucreta la Pierre, Jaki Thomas and Karen Small.
Sophia Wilson is a prolific writer and performer. She facilitates creativity workshops and story telling to the young and not so young. She is the chairperson of Inspired Word, a women’s writing collective in Lewisham.
Akilah Moseley is a trainer, executive coach, leadership mentor and emerging writer and poet. Since 2007 she has been an active member of the Ispired Word poetry collective. Akilah has performed her poetry widely across London. Her first anthology Thoughts from a Reasoning Mind, was compiled in 2008. Her work has also appeared in the 2009 Inspired Word anthology Sharing Space. Most recently Akilah collaborated with seven other authors in writing I Factor for women (2010).
Lucreta La Pierre loves writing poetry and is especially fond of writing Creole based poetry. She started writing poetry in 2007, following a workshop on the slave trade, when she wrote her first poem Ancestors. She was awarded an MBE in 2004 for voluntary services in Lewisham and further afield. La Pierre has also had some work published recently.
This event takes place on Tuesday 13th September at 7pm. See the events page for the full Festival programme.