In this exclusive event, award-winning Young Adult writer Angie Thomas comes to Bradford all the way from Jackson, Mississippi, for an in conversation event, hosted by poet Sophia Thakur. Join Angie to hear her story, and more about her ground-breaking novels The Hate U Give (now a major motion picture) and On The Come Up. You will have the chance to enjoy Sophia’s heart-wrenching poetic response to THUG, ‘Poetry For The Mandem’, ask Angie your questions, and have your books signed!
Stick around after the talk for the chance to meet Angie herself, refreshments will be provided at this relaxed and informal, once-in-a-lifetime event.
This event will also launch the festivals exciting new Young Adult Programme. Keep an ear to the ground for more details to be announced soon!