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Dean Atta reads from and discusses his novel 'Black Flamingo'.

Black Flamingo is the award-winning debut novel from writer Dean Atta. The book follows the life of mixed-race gay teenager Michael and his discovery of drag culture. In this event, hear Dean read some excerpts from his novel and discuss his works.

This event is part of Queer Contact Festival 2021. For the first time this year, we are offering a membership deal for Queer Contact. For just £10 you can get 25% off this event and others, plus a range of tickets totally free! To find out more, click here.

This event will be live captioned.

About Dean

Dean Atta’s debut poetry collection, I Am Nobody’s Nigger, was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize and his debut novel, The Black Flamingo, won the Stonewall Book Award. He was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. Dean’s work often deals with themes of gender, identity, race and growing up – and has appeared on BBC One, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, and Channel 4. Dean regularly performs across the UK, and internationally. He is a member of Malika’s Poetry Kitchen. Dean is based in Glasgow, and is Co-director of the Scottish BAME Writers Network and a patron of LGBT+ History Month.

  • Price
    £7 full/£6 under-35s/£5 concessions. 25% off tickets with a Queer Contact Membership (£5.50/£4.50/£3.75 )
  • Venue

    Online.

  • Ages
    14+
  • Running
    60 minutes
  • Booking info

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Date Time
Saturday 1 May 1:00pm Book