But We Are Still Here, Octavia @ Tate Modern

BUT WE ARE STILL HERE OCTAVIA POETRY COLLECTIVE 25 NOVEMBER 2017 AT 16.00–17.00   Heather Agyepong Yaa 2017 (detail)   A performance of new works commissioned in response to the Tate Modern collection and But we are Still Here Join Octavia Poetry Collective as they perform new works created as personal responses to the Tate collection, through the…

Octavia on BBC World Service

Octavia – Poetry Community for Women of Colour featured on BBC World Service‘s Cultural Frontline show yesterday afternoon. We discuss writing, the body, language, representation, and Octavia members, Amaal Said & Sunayana Bhargava read a powerful poem encompassing all of these themes. You can listen to it here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03x7892  

Octavia Celebrating WOW at The Poetry Library

  See the canon differently at an event celebrating unsung women poets and up-and-coming stars. Octavia is a poetry group of women of colour, led by Rachel Long. The group explores issues of intersectionality, sexuality, and the representation of women of colour. The group explores issues of intersectionality, sexuality, and the representation of women of…