Refugee Tales Books & Events


Refugee Tales, 2016 and Refugee Tales II, 2017 are published by Comma Press  … or ask in your local good bookshop! More details here

Listen here to The Appellant’s Tale written and read by David Herd


Many of the Refugee Tales are now available to hear via the 28for28.org website.

This astounding resource has the Tales which were released over 28 days.
Listen and watch as each is read by either by the writer or a celebrated actor.


Refugee Tales on BBC Radio 4 Today programme.

Not a future event but one to share from Boxing Day.

On Boxing Day 26/12/18 the BBC Radio 4 Today programme was guest edited by Kamila Shamsie who included an item on Refugee Tales and the Walk With Us around Reigate in November.

The item starts around 1.33.45 on the timeline.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0001r7f

To accompany the programme there is a 3 minute video  which includes an interview with Gillian Slovo and others who have experienced detention.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06wllz1


Déda – in the heart of Derby

2 June 2019: 15.00 – 1600   Marina Lewycka and Patrick Gale undertaking a book event! More news when we know.


Penzance Literary Festival.

3 July 2019 and Refugee Tales will be in Penzance.
The theme this year, their tenth, is Border Lines. Keep your fingers twitching for details here.