Vimalasara read “I am Africa” from her recently published book of poems, I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin, published by University of Alberta Press. It’s available at your favorite online book sellers, and on order from local independent bookstores.
“One thing we’ll do is for BAM this year is ‘Street meditation in Shrewsbury: ‘Love not Fear’ on 17th June 12-2 and possibly more later in the day - yet to unfold!
We’ll be meditating in public, making a visible statement about having a different response to world events. It’s on the day of the Shrewsbury Carnival - it’ll be a bit bonkers, but fun! Come and be stared at!”