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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

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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