New Fiction By Women of Colour – A Summer Reading Series

  • Course Tutor: Divya Ghelani
  • When: Wednesdays 19:00-21:00
  • Start date: 24 Jun 2020
  • Where: Online - owing to Coronavirus
  • Number of Sessions: 7 (fortnightly)
  • Maximum Participants: 12
  • Cost: 140 euros including MwSt

Over the course of fourteen weeks, we will read contemporary literary fiction by women of colour. We’ll discuss issues of craft, style, language, and voice, as well as the politics of reading in our times, including questions of methodology and canonization. Participants will meet online once every fortnight to discuss texts, and be supported by a curated online forum. 

This series is open to all. Writers of colour, disability, working class, LGBTQ+, and anyone who feels their stories aren’t being told by the mainstream are particularly warmly invited. 

Start date: 24th June, 2020

End date: 12th August, 2020

See Electric Literature’s Reading List for an idea of books we might read:  

https://electricliterature.com/55-books-by-women-and-nonbinary-writers-of-color-to-read-in-2020/

**Email hello@thereaderberlin.com to reserve your seat.

DIVYA GHELANI holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and an MPhil in Literary Studies from the University of Hong Kong. Her novel-in-progress has been longlisted and shortlisted for four literary awards. She has published short stories and judged story and flash fiction competitions. Her words are in Issue 1 of The Good Journal and she is represented by The Good Literary Agency.

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