“Unbury Our Dead With Song”: Mukoma Ngugi in conversation with Desta Haile
Mukoma wa Ngügî, author of the recently released Unbury Our Dead With Song will Thursday, September 23 hold a conversation with Desta Haile, a creative multilingual British-Eritrean writer, educator and consultant with a background in intercultural communication, social justice and the performing arts.
According to an invitation sent out by Mukoma’s publisher, Cassava Republic Press, the event, a “virtual watch party” on YouTube, will take place at 19:00 BST/14:00 EST.
It is in conjunction with The Africa Centre and there is to be a Tizita performance by Temesgen.
In the novel he has described as his love letter to “music, beauty and imagination”, Mukoma wa Ngügî pays homage to Tizita music (African Blues).