Angie Thomas: YA & Activism

Giving voice to young black Americans and chronicling their experiences of racism, The Hate U Give is the year’s most outstanding YA novel. Hear from author Angie Thomas as she argues for writing that can turn the political into the deeply personal as a way to inspire action and speak truth to power. Be inspired by this young, outspoken writer who is ready to hit three truths home: that life fuels art, art mirrors life, and books can change lives.

Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is not able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

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Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas is the author of The Hate U Give, which debuted at number one on The New York Times bestseller list. Thomas first...

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25 August – 3 September