Dr Karina Lickorish Quinn is a lecturer in Creative Writing at the School of English and is the Programme Leader for the BA English Literature with Creative Writing.
Running throughout October, Black History Month provides an opportunity to learn, acknowledge and celebrate Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) cultures.
The University of Leeds is contributing to a number of events at the Ilkley Literature Festival which runs from Friday 1 October to Sunday 17 October.
The Ripples of Hope Festival aims to bring human rights a reality for all by bringing the power of people together.
Three Leeds academics have been elected to the British Academy Fellowships, and Simon Armitage - Poet Laureate and Professor of Poetry - has been elected as an Honorary Fellow.