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Simon Okotie
Simon Okotie was born to Nigerian/English parents. His family moved to rural Norfolk in the late seventies – seemingly one of few black families in the region. This is an extract from his novel Whatever Happened to Harold Absalon?, forthcoming from Salt Publishing.

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Whatever Happened To Harold Absalon?

fiction

July 2012

Simon Okotie

fiction

July 2012

1. The hotel lobby was both cleansed and fragrant, as was the receptionist speaking softly on the phone behind the desk. The owners obviously...

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Art

May 2013

On the Margins

Sean Smith

Art

May 2013

poetry

Issue No. 3

Cousin Alice

Medbh McGuckian

poetry

Issue No. 3

Your mountain is robed in sombre rifle green And one of its greener fields is suddenly Black with rooks....

feature

February 2011

Novelty and revolt: why there is no such thing as a Twitter revolution

Nadia Khomami

feature

February 2011

The world is seeing an increase in the use of social media as a tool for mobilisation and protest....

 

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