THE COMMUNITY TABLE, WORDS BY JOSEPHINE CARTER

“Inside our sky-blue room, people sit around The Community Table. Outside, we spread out our map on the ground.”


A blog post from Josephine Carter for the Copyright Licensing Agency’s Education Platform, and from whom we were delighted to be the recipients of a Development Fund in 2021!


Josephine Carter is a poet based in Folkestone, UK. Using poetry to explore selfhood, identity, struggle and survival, Josephine has worked with communities impacted by racism, young people and refugees, facilitating the production of traditional and experimental writing to spur reflection, action and activism. Alongside other writing projects exploring social marginality, physical borders and resistance to oppression, she works with Art Refuge in Folkestone using typewriters, recording, translation and poetry with men seeking asylum in the UK.






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