Words of Colour is the communications and PR delivery partner on City of Stories, an Arts Council England funded London-wide celebration of writing, reading and stories, managed by Spread the Word and commissioned by the Association of London Chief Librarians.
Leading writers Leone Ross (Come Let Us Sing Anyway), Gary Budden (Hollow Shores), Meena Kandasamy (When I Hit You) and Olumide Popoola (When We Speak of Nothing) have taken up City of Stories residencies in four London libraries. Each writer has been commissioned to pen an original short story, inspired by their locality and Londoners’ tales, which will be published in an anthology and made into short films.
Now in its second year, the initiative will also:
For more information about the programme, and to participate in one of the free workshops, visit: www.spreadtheword.org.uk/projects/city-of-stories/.