Mohsin Zaidi was the first person from his school to go to Oxford University where he read law. Having grown up in social housing within a devout Muslim community in East London, at university he struggled with his mental health before coming to terms with his sexuality. Mohsin has worked at a UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague and at the UK’s Supreme Court. Today he is a criminal barrister at one of the top chambers in the country. He is an advocate for LGBT rights, BAME representation and social mobility. He is on the board of Stonewall, and is also a governor of his former secondary school His memoir, ‘A Dutiful Boy’ , has been critically acclaimed.
Kenneth Oppel – Inkling
Kenneth Oppel, one of the authors on this year’s Trinity list, will be talking to 1st Form pupils on Thursday 21st January – 14:00 – 14:30, and 2nd Form Pupils on Friday 22nd January – 14:00 – 14:30.
Kenneth has his own book signing service, so if you would like to get a signed book plate, click on this link and he will organise one for you.
If you have a shop account and would like to buy a copy, just email us here.
George Lester – 24th February
George Lester will talk to the Fourth Formers about his YA debut novel ‘Boy Queen’. This talk is part of City’s celebration of LGBT+ History Month 2021.