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NOT THAT BAD: DISPATCHES FROM RAPE CULTURE (U.K. launch)
9th November 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Roxane Gay’s New York Times-bestselling anthology NOT THAT BAD: DISPATCHES FROM RAPE CULTURE finally reaches the UK! Celebrate its timely publication by joining a conversation about how to write back to – and fight back against – rape culture with NTB contributor, writer and activist So Mayer (From Rape to Resistance: Taking Back the Screen), writer Preti Taneja (We that are young), filmmaker Jade Jackman (Eye Want Change), and poets Elizabeth-Jane Burnett and Emily Critchley (co-editors, #MeToo: A Poetry Collective, Chicago Review). A short screening accompanied by readings from NOT THAT BAD, We that are young and the #MeToo poetry collective will lead into a discussion about writing, rape culture and resistance.
So Mayer: @tr0ublemayer
Preti Taneja: @PretiTaneja
Jade Jackman: @JadeShamraeff
Elizabeth-Jane Burnett: not on Twitter (but on FB)
Emily Critchley: not on Twitter (but on FB)
Allen & Unwin: @AllenAndUnwinUK
Chicago Review: @ChiReview
NOT THAT BAD review: https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/all-snark-no-substance-germaine-greer-s-on-rape-reviewed-20180912-p503ds.html
From Rape to Resistance link: https://twitter.com/tr0ublemayer/status/918128451894292480
We that are young review: https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2018/08/23/capitalist-king-lear-india/MJutIH1dJ7Gfp35YgrcuZN/story.html
Eye Want Change festival: http://www.eyewantchange.co.uk
#MeToo Poetry Collective: http://chicagoreview.org/metoo-a-poetry-collective/