Celebrating 21st anniversary of Courttia Newland’s The Scholar

Words of Colour Productions hosted a celebration for the 21st anniversary of award-winning author Courttia Newland’s debut novel The Scholar: A West Side Story, at Libreria bookshop, Shoreditch, on Thursday 25 January 2017. compered by Joy Francis, executive director, Words of Colour Production, Courttia’s work and influence was highlighted by fellow authors and guest speakers Alex Wheatle MBE, Zena Edwards, Stephen Thompson and Irenosen Okojie.

Picture credit: Adrianne McKenzie.