Victoria Adukwei Bulley

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Victoria Adukwei Bulley (born 1991) is a British-Ghanaian poet, writer and artist. She was one of the Barbican Young Poets and has been an artist-in-residence in the USA and Brazil and in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. In 2018, she received the Eric Gregory Award for promising British poets under 30. In 2019 she received a Technē-promotion grant for Creative Writing at the Royal Holloway University of London. Victoria’s poems have featured in the New-Generation African Poets (Akashic Books, 2017) series edited by Chris Abani and Kwame Dawes, in the anthology “Ten: poets of the new generation” (ed. by Karen McCarthy Woolf, Bloodaxe Books, 2017) and on BBC Radio 4. She is the producer and director of „MOTHER TONGUES“, a cross-generational poetry, film and translation project that centres on the indiogenous linguistic legacy of Black poets. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Poetry Translation Centre.

Festival Content

UNHEARD POETRY: BLACK EUROPE

⇒ Tickets 3€ | Festival Pass 19€ 

Initiated and curated by author Fiston Mwanza Mujila in cooperation with the Haus für Poesie, an anthology is coming out this Summer from Verlag Das Wunderhorn featuring, in German translation, 33 poets born or (literarily) socialised in Europe. The anthology places the work in a common context which is not limited to Blackness. Four of the poets featured in the anthology come together at the poesiefestival berlin.

Johannes AnyuruRoger RobinsonRadna FabiasVictoria Adukwei BulleyFiston Mwanza MujilaOlumide Popoola