Jude Yawson + Nile Ranger take to Insta live to discuss: The Journey, Then and Now.
Jude is the co-writer and editor of Stormzy’s Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far and editor of Use Words First poetry anthology in conjunction with BBC 1Xrtra. As an author, Jude writes poetry, articles and essays including his piece “Existing as a Black person living in Britain” that he contributed to SAFE: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space – an anthology edited by Derek Owusu. He is currently working on his unique, genre-bending debut novel which has been described as: Star Wars meets The Wire.
He is in conversation with footballer Nile Ranger about his journey as a professional football player who has played, amongst others, for Newcastle United, Blackpool and Southend United in the English Football League.
Check out Stormzy’s, Rise up: The #Merky Story So Far – Edited and co-written by Jude Yawson.
Get your copy of poetry anthology, USE WORDS FIRST, edited by Jude Yawson, here
BBC Radio 1Xtra and Asian Network have teamed up with BBC Contains Strong Language for Words First, a scheme aimed at finding the best emerging spoken word talent in the UK. USE WORDS FIRST is a collection of 12 poets from Words First brought together in this brilliant anthology edited by Jude Yawson, co-writer of Stormzy’s Rise Up: The Story So far and contributor to the SAFE anthology edited by Derek Owusu.