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March 2019

Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary Women: Elif Shafak in conversation with Patience Agbabi, Charlotte Higgins, and Evie Wyld

Monday 25 March, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road
London, EC1R 3GA United Kingdom
£7 – £10

Great writing knows no borders: novelist and activist Elif Shafak recently revealed her selection of 10 of the finest UK women writers working today. Three of her choices will join her this…

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An evening with Hisham Matar in conversation with Blake Morrison

Wednesday 27 March, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre Goldsmiths, University of London, London, SE14 6NW, , University of London
London, SE14 6NW

Hisham Matar is an American born British-Libyan writer. The Return, his memoir of the search for his father, an opponent and victim of the Gaddafi regime, won the Pulitzer Prize…

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April 2019

Damian Barr in conversation with Margie Orford

Friday 5 April, 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Waterstones Piccadilly, 203/206 Piccadilly, St James's
London, W1J 9HD United Kingdom
£8 – £20

Held in association with Bloomsbury and Waterstones, Damian Barr, award-winning author of Maggie & Me, will be discussing his stunning and shocking debut novel, You Will Be Safe Here, with the…

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guerrilla bitchcraft

Tuesday 30 April, 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road
London, EC1R 3GA United Kingdom
£7 – £10

How does the language of poetry deal with sex, trauma and the pressures of gender expectation? Join us for an evening with award-winning Brazilian poet and artist Adelaide Ivánova, whose work explores sexualised…

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May 2019

Brighton Festival: PEN Translates 250 with Daniel Hahn

Monday 6 May, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Brighton and Hove Prep School, Radinden Manor Road
Hove, BN3 6NH
£10

Since its launch in 2012, PEN Translates (the English PEN scheme to promote translation for books from other languages into English), has supported over 250 titles. Amongst the authors it…

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