Wed, 02 Dec|
Fabulosa! Paul Baker Q&A | £10/£5 conc.
Join the writer of 'Fabulosa! The Story of Polari, Britain's Secret Gay Language' for an informal 'round-table' Q&A where we explore, amongst other things, his experience of emerging as a writer. Paul will also do a short reading from his work. Limited to 25 places.
Time & Location
02 Dec 2020, 20:00 – 21:30 GMT
About the Event
Our Co-ordinator Paul Bradley-Cong will introduce and facilitate the event.
Paul Baker is Professor of English Language at Lancaster University. Since 2002 he has published 20 books including Fantabulosa: A Dictionary of Polari and Gay Slang, and Hello Sailor: Seafaring life for gay men. His 2019 book Fabulosa: The Story of Polari, Britain’s Secret Gay Language was a Times Literary Supplement book of the year. He is a member of the Royal Society of the Arts and occasionally DJs at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. More information about Fabulosa can be found here http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/fabulosa/
We want to be accessible to as many LGBTQ+ writers as possible and this ticket price is for writers who would otherwise struggle to be able to attend e.g. low-income, benefits etc. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are still unable to afford to access this event at this price.£5.00