The Black Flamingo
About The Book
"This is not about being ready, it's not even about being fierce, or fearless, IT'S ABOUT BEING FREE."
Cover design by Anshika Khullar
Check out the Author
Dean Atta's debut poetry collection, I Am Nobody's Nigger, was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize and his debut novel, The Black Flamingo, won the Stonewall Book Award. He was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. Dean’s work often deals with themes of gender, identity, race and growing up – and has appeared on BBC One, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, and Channel 4. Dean regularly performs across the UK and internationally. He is a member of Malika's Poetry Kitchen. Dean is based in Glasgow, and is co-director of the Scottish BAME Writers Network and a patron of LGBT+ History Month. Find out more at his website, Twitter or Instagram.
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