On Wednesday 31st May at 17:30, Chimurenga will host an intimate dialogue and recording session with special guest Jeffrey Renard Allen, facilitated by Bongani Kona.
American poet, essayist and novelist Jeffery Renard Allen is the author of five books, including the widely celebrated novel Song of the Shank (2014), which is a take on the life of Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth century African-American piano virtuoso and composer who performed under the stage name Blind Tom. Allen is also the author of two collections of poetry, and two other works of fiction. He is currently a professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.
Come and join us at our headquarters: Room 303 Pan African Market, 76 Long Street.