Dr Edson Burton is a man with many strings to his bow: historian, poet, playwright, performer, storyteller and programmer/curator, just as the start.
I talked to him about his work, how he got into writing in the first place, running poetry and story-telling workshops, events he curates, and much more. And we finished the conversation by Bristol Harbour, where he read one of his poems.
Find out more about Edson’s work at the Watershed Pervasive Media Studio, where he has a residency, and at the Trinity Centre, where he’s a project coordinator. There’s information about his ongoing project, The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut, at his Afrofuturist Theatre facebook and on the Watershed page and video:
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