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Oyinkan Braithwaite

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Sunday October 6, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
In their superb debut novels, Oyinkan Braithwaite and Candice Carty-Williams fight the patriarchy with dark humour, and occasionally a knife. In My Sister, the Serial Killer, Oyinkan asks if blood is thicker than water as Korede helps her sister Ayoola clean up when she murders boyfriend after boyfriend in ?self-defense?. While friendship group The Corgis support Queenie following a break-up and a foray into dating, which sees her dealing with a range of abusive men and a series of micro-aggressions. Oyinkan is a young Nigerian author whose debut was shortlisted for The Women?s Prize for Fiction 2019. Candice is a London-based author, a Penguin Books Write Now mentor and creator of the Guardian and 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize. Oyinkan and Candice will read and discuss their work Contact Details - http://www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk/events/oyinkan-braithwaite-candice-carty-williams-38887h host Anita Sethi.