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Readers of Colour

26th February at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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One event on 25th March, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 29th April, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 27th May, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Readers of Colour

Readers of Colour has moved online! 

Welcome to Readers of Colour!

Readers of Colour
Readers of Colour Credit: GWL

Based in Edinburgh, we meet at Lighthouse Books on the last Wednesday of every month to discuss poetry, fiction, graphic novels, film poems and Ted Talks, essays and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour. Recent reads include work by Maud Sulter, Nikita Gill, Etzali Hernández, and more.

Readers of Colour, Wednesdays 26th February, 25th March, 29th April, 27th May, 6pm to 7pm, Lighthouse Books, Women of Colour only, 16+


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.

Thank you for convening this beautiful and illuminating group” – Readers of Colour attendee


This event has now moved online. For more information, please email emily.ilett@womenslibrary.org.uk. You can find more information on our response to Covid-19 here.

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: emily.ilett@womenslibrary.org.uk.

*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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Glasgow Women’s Library
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Lighthouse Bookshop
43-45 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9DB United Kingdom
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