Brown Girls Write

Event information

Where: Newcastle Deaf Centre, 2 Summerhill Grove, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 6EE

Date: Wednesdays during term time

Time: 6-7.30pm

Cost: Free

Type: West End Writes , Writing Workshops

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Are you interested in South Asian horror stories, Bengali poetry, or Desi fantasy/fiction? Are you tired of the lack of people of colour in literature? It’s time for Brown Girls to create their own narratives and characters. Brown Girls Write is a writing group for all women of colour who are interested in nurturing their creative writing skills or want to give it a go.

Join us as we try different types of writing and develop our own stories. It’s free to take part and no writing experience is necessary – just come along, have a go and meet other Brown Girl writers!

Brown Girls Write meets on Wednesdays at 6:00–7:30 pm at the Newcastle Deaf Centre, 2 Summerhill Grove, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 6EE. Suitable for people aged 16+.

Current dates: 27 September, 4 October, 11 October, 18 October, 25 October, 8 November, 15 November, 22 November, 29 November, 6 December.

Find out more about our West End Writes programme

Brown Girls Write is a programme created by Creative Associate Sharmin Islam who has drawn on her own experiences as a South Asian woman pursuing a career in the arts.

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