The February 20, 2022 event is the first of several readings planned for Green: Sighs of Our Ailing Planet, a collection which speaks to the key challenge of climate change, just released by b Black Widow Press.
“This is the first event in our Book Trek programme for 2022”, says Jahman Anikulapo, Programme Chair of the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA). “It is an initiative through which we promote Book Readings as a valid staple of the culture calendar, the way we have Art Exhibitions, Comedy Concerts, Drama Performances. Live Football Matches, Drinking Bars. Foodstalls, even Bank Branches..”
Concurs Dotun Eyinade, co-founder of Roving Heights Bookstore, which is the host of the event and supporter of the reading: “We are excited to have an author of the stature of Professor Niyi Osundare coming to read at Roving Heights.”