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I’m Black So You Don’t Have to Be

Colin Grant

'Can the black author really write out of her or his colour? In writing about black characters can they ever escape race?' Colin Grant looks at the evolution of racial politics.

Colin Grant

Colin Grant is the author of four books, including A Smell of Burning: The Story of Epilepsy and Bageye at the  Wheel, which was shortlisted for the 2013 PEN/Ackerley Prize. His play, The Queen of Chapeltown, will be staged at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in September 2017.

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