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*ONLINE* Ellena Savage in conversation with Kerri ní Dochartaigh

Join Ellena Savage for a discussion of her acclaimed essay collection, Blueberries, with Kerri ní Dochartaigh, author of Thin Places, on 4 March at 7.30pm. The event will be streaming live via the Pages of Hackney Instagram account. 

This event is free to attend, however you can show your support with a donation. All contributions for this event will be donated to Sistah Space, a Hackney-based organisation that offers vital support to women and girls of African heritage who have experienced domestic or sexual abuse, or who have lost a loved one to domestic violence. For more information and to donate click here


‘I mean who cares about opinions, gossip, whatever, when bodies are so vulnerable, in search only of love and breath.’

The body frequently escapes her, but is always very much present in these compellingly vivid, clear-eyed essays on an embodied self in flight through the world, from the brilliant young writer Ellena Savage.

In Portuguese police stations and Portland college campuses, in suburban Melbourne libraries and wintry Berlin apartments, Savage shows bodies in pain and in love, bodies at work and at rest.

She circles back to scenes of crimes or near-crimes, to lovers or near-lovers, to turn…

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