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WRAP Live: In conversation with Derek Owusu

A photo of Derek Owusu wearing a black T-shirt and a leather jacket, looking to one side.
In conversation | Public lectures

Don't miss our very first WRAP Live online event with award-winning novelist, poet and former Mostly Lit podcast host, Derek Owusu. He'll be joining Becky Cullen – poet, researcher and WRAP Programme Manager – for a lively virtual dialogue about writers and writing, passions and poems, living, and loving, D.H Lawrence. Completely free and open to all!

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Event details

Reserve your place for our very first WRAP Live online event with award-winning novelist, poet and former Mostly Lit podcast host, Derek Owusu.

He'll be joining Becky Cullen – poet, researcher and WRAP Programme Manager – for a lively virtual dialogue about writers and writing, passions and poems, living, and loving, D.H Lawrence.

Published by Stormzy’s Merky Books, Derek’s debut novel That Reminds Me is a mesmerising read, exploring ideas of race, sexuality, mental health, religion and gender. It won the 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize. Derek is editor of Safe: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space, an anthology of essays described by Afua Hirsch as ‘not a book you read, but a book you witness’.

How do I watch this event?

You can watch this event live on NTU's Youtube channel.

How much does this event cost?

This event is completely free and open to everyone; students, staff and the general public.

Tell me more about WRAP

WRAP is our new Writing, Reading and Pleasure project that is delivered as part Curated & Created, NTU's cultural programme.

WRAP offers a variety of activities for NTU students, including book groups, writing workshops, meet ups and masterclasses, and a public programme of events. Derek Owusu is this term's WRAP featured writer, and will be joining a number of our student and staff events this term.

Find out more about WRAP on our website.

How do I find out about more events like this?

Join the Curated & Created mailing list and we'll let you know what's coming up.

Contact us

Email wrap@ntu.ac.uk for more information about this event or the WRAP programme.

Image credit: Derek Owusu photographed by Josimar Senior

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