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Bristol Business School 6X269

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

Coldharbour Lane

Stoke Gifford

BS16 1QY

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UWE Bristol's Equity Programme presents Nikesh Shukla “Why words matter. The importance of representation in books

Nikesh Shukla is a writer whose debut novel, Coconut Unlimited, was published by Quartet Books and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2010 and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011.

Nikesh is the editor of the essay collection, The Good Immigrant, where 21 British writers of colour discuss race and immigration in the UK. The Good Immigrant won the reader's choice at the Books Are My Bag Awards and is shortlisted for Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. In 2014 he co-wrote Two Dosas, an award-winning short film starring Himesh Patel. His Channel 4 Comedy Lab Kabadasses aired on E4 and Channel 4 in 2011.

He currently hosts The Subaltern podcast, an anti-panel discussion featuring conversations with writers about writing.

Nikesh will be joining us to deliver a talk about The Good Immigrant, crowdfunding, the importance of representation in books and why words matter. You can follow Nikesh on twitter @nikeshshukla

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17:15 - 17:30: Registration, Refreshments, and Networking: (6th floor, Bristol Business School)

17:30 - 18:30: Nikesh Shukla: Why words matter, The importance of representation in books (Lecture Theatre 6X269)

If you have any questions please e-mail raceequality@uwe.ac.uk

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University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

Coldharbour Lane

Stoke Gifford

BS16 1QY

United Kingdom

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