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July 2019

Launch: Elastic by Johanne Bille: In conversation with Octavia Bright

25 July @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for the launch of ELASTIC, a new novel by Danish author Johanne Bille, tr. Sherilyn Hellberg, published by Barbican-based Lolli Editions. Johanne Bille will be in conversation with Octavia Bright. When Alice is with Mathilde, her experience of the world shifts, as though Mathilde brings with her a force that charges everything around her: the park bench, the sticky linoleum floor of the supermarket, their interlocked hands, the buttons on a winter coat. But Mathilde is also…

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August 2019

Girl, Boy, Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy

1 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Savannah Knoop and guests for a very special reading from Girl, Boy, Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy followed by a Q&A and signing. Girl, Boy, Girl is the basis of the film JT LeRoy, starring Kirsten Stewart and Laura Dern, premiering in the UK on 16th August (Signature Entertaininment). When Savannah Knoop was unmasked as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy in 2005, one of the biggest literary hoaxes of the modern era was revealed. Girl…

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Launch: Treatment by Adrian Bridget

2 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for the launch of Treatment, the debut novel by London-based writer Adrian Bridget. The event will feature a reading of an unpublished text by the author. The book will be available for purchase on the night for the first time. ‘A parody of a mouth: say, a mouth-theatre, say it.’ Operating on the peripheries of a pathological discourse, Treatment penetrates the interstices of modern queer consciousness to medicate a multiheaded body of work. With no cure in…

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In conversation: Mary Jean Chan and Amelia Abraham

8 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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To mark the release of her debut collection Flèche with Faber & Faber, Forward Prize-shortlisted poet Mary Jean Chan will be in conversation with Amelia Abraham, author of Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ+ Culture (Picador, 2019).   Both Mary Jean and Amelia will read from and discuss their recent publications.

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