OKHA , the queer + Black book club

OKHA , the queer + Black book club

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The Standard, London

10 Argyle Street



United Kingdom

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A book club for queer and black fam primarily where the focus is literature, poetry, and plays by African, Caribbean & Afro-Latinx authors.

About this event

OKHA, the queer + black book club

For each session we provide the read, have an exhibition by a queer + Black artist and usually another component such as a panel discussion, author Q+A or film / documentary screening.

OKHA wants to bring works by African, Caribbean and Afro-Latinx people to the forefront, to provide a space for book lovers and those who never really read to come together and also create a space where we can share perspectives, learnings and experiences orally. Let's analyse, educate and build community one tale at a time.

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Our June read is Feeling Myself by Natalie Lee - click to grab a copy

About OKHA

OKHA means story/tale in the Edo language of Nigeria. It is a new community focused space aiming to bring people together, in particular, queer and black people. We do however, want this to be a fully inclusive space meaning being queer is not a prerequisite for attendance but a clear indication of the tone and energy of the space. OKHA is ever evolving and are constantly learning.

We ask that all our supporters are patient with us and always let us know what we're missing, what we can do better and how to ensure we keep the 'us' and the 'we' forever at the centre of what we do

Brought to you by PRIM

PRIM is a digital platform for storytelling.

Our goal is to make stories of African, Caribbean and Afro-Latinx fam accessible to all. We have so many amazing Black storytellers who have contributed to the platform and we know you’re going to love their work!

From a pioneering author’s catalogue and written stories to video readings, films, documentaries, narrative podcasts and more, you’ll find it all on PRIM - Stories created and told by us.

It’s been quite the journey to get here and we could not be more excited or proud of what we have achieved and your support to get us here.

Head to www.prim.black now!

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