The opportunity to dive into these archives was a reintroduction to these people and their writing – and sometimes, an introduction altogether.
Intermediate Craft Seminar: Poetry Vs Colonialism with Laila Sumpton – 1st December 2021
Explore and challenge stories of the British Empire through creating poetry.
Lost in the Archives: Ayahs in Scotland
The legacies of imperialism are always closer to home than we think.
A Conversation With Carissa Chew, Writer of ‘Histories of Colour’
‘On the one hand, I want to show the extent of colonial exploitation and expose the biases in the narratives taught at school. On the other hand, I hope to centre the experiences and voices of people of colour and highlight the diversities, complexities, and richness of their stories.’