Black Writers: After Hours

A Literary Salon in Your Living Room


There are lots of ways to arrive at being a writer. In Black Writers: After Hours commonword/cultureword uncover the backstories, creative habits, and outlets of key Global Majority writers. Join Commonword’s host and poet, Radhaika Kapur, who meets with other poets, lyricists, fiction writers and spoken word artists, in a low-key vibe.


Think small club in the early hours. Sharing anecdotes, extracts and writing prompts to encourage your creativity, this podcast is a must-listen for literary lovers and emerging writers everywhere.


Guests include creative writing expert & former stilt-walker Pete Kalu, internationally famous librettist, poet and playwright, SuAndi, and screenwriter and playwright afshan d’souza-lodhi.


New episodes released every fortnight on Spotify and Apple Music.