Melanie Abrahams was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2020.
Melanie Abrahams Hon FRSL FRSA is a literature curator and producer, visiting lecturer and mentor. She consistently pushes for greater diversity in the arts, with a focus on narratives of race, class and social background and mixed-race identities. Melanie is the Creative Director of Renaissance One and Tilt which champion the literature and spoken word artforms through projects, education and tours. She has curated various programmes including Caribbean Fest and an events series on ‘otherness’ for the Bronte Parsonage (This, That & The Other). She is a Curator & Caribbean Community Engagement Consultant for Up Projects on a Windrush national monument planned for London Waterloo Station in 2022.
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