Edinburgh International Book Festival
Sat 12 Aug 2023
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Jackie Kay: A Life in Protest image

At the centre of her forthcoming poetry collection, A Life in Protest, Jackie Kay has produced a landmark poem of the same name which charts a powerful and moving poetic journey back through key moments of political activism in her life. As the Book Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary, Kay shares this new poem and some of the others in her collection, and looks back over key events in her life as a writer. In conversation with Hannah Lavery.