To celebrate forthcoming publication of Unmothered by A.J Akoto, we caught up with A.J to talk about every aspect of her debut collection, from the inspiration behind it, to her use of myth, and the complexities and challenges of writing about your own life.
A.J delves deeper into the mythological influences of Unmothered in today’s video, examining the layers of classical, societal and familial myth that the collection draws upon.
What myths, then,
am I making?
Pre-order your copy of Unmothered now or book to join us at an event:
- 11/07/2023: Poetry Book launch at Housmans Bookshop, Caledonian Road, London
- 13/07/2023: Online book launch