Kent launch for Refugee Tales book

A new book featuring tales told as part of Refugee Tales 2015 will be launched in Gulbenkian foyer on Tuesday 7 June at 5pm.

The book, Refugee Tales , features contributions from writers Patience Agbabi, Jade Amoli-Jackson, Chris Cleave, Stephen Collis, Inua Ellams, Abdulrazak Gurnah, David Herd, Marina Lewycka, Avaes Mohammad, Hubert Moore, Ali Smith, Dragan Todorovich, Carol Watts and Michael Zand.

Published by Comma Press on 16 June, the book will be formally launched at this year’s Hay-on-Wye Festival.

The Kent launch, which is in partnership with the Whitstable Biennale , will include a reading by Abdulrazak Gurnah followed by a selection of short films.

The event is free of charge and all are welcome to attend.