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Readers of Colour

29th January at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Readers of Colour

We meet at Lighthouse Books, Edinburgh, to discuss poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by writers of colour. We have recently been reading work by Meera Lee Patel and Nayyirah Waheed.

Readers of Colour
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Readers of Colour, Wednesdays 30th October, 27th November, 18th December, and 29th January, 6pm to 7pm, Lighthouse Bookshop, Edinburgh, 16+, Women only

Attendance is free, and the reading group is a great opportunity to meet new people, exchange and share conversations and ideas, and share passion for writing by women of colour.

Amazing space for feeling safe and supported whilst accessing knowledge previously hidden/not popularised in the mainstream” – Readers of Colour participant

Rich discussion, new names and work I hadn’t come across yet. Lovely company!” – Readers of Colour participant


This event is for women* of colour and non-binary/gender fluid people of colour. The group is free but booking is essential. To book, please email: Nadine.Jassat@womenslibrary.org.uk or you can call us on 0141 550 2267. If you have booked a place and are no longer able to attend please let us know so that we can make your place available to someone else.

*All women-only events are inclusive of Trans, Intersex women, non-binary and gender fluid people.


This event takes place at Lighthouse Bookshop in Edinburgh. The bookshop is at 43-45 West Nicolson Street, EH8 9DB. You can find detailed information about accessing the bookshop here.

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29th January
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267


Lighthouse Bookshop
43-45 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9DB United Kingdom
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