The Short Story Salon: Julia Armfield and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
Thursday 18th July 18:30 at London - Gower Street
'A word after a word after a word is power'―Margaret Atwood
We are heralding the return of our regular Short Story Salon chaired by Mslexia columnist and host of What Page Are You On? podcast Alice Slater. Featuring both well-established authors and exciting newcomers, the salon celebrates the form with readings, conversation and wine.
For our Summer salon, Alice will be speaking to Julia Armfield, winner of The White Review Short Story Prize 2018, about her brilliantly inventive and haunting debut collection of stories salt slow.
They will be joined by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, acclaimed author of Kintu and winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014 and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018, who will discuss her new collection Manchester Happened.
Tickets are £10/8 (students/Waterstones cardholders) and include a glass of wine or soft drink
This event is part of The Summer of Testaments, Waterstones Gower Street’s season celebrating Margaret Atwood’s forthcoming novel The Testaments. We’ll tackle themes such as social justice, masculinity, reproductive rights and activism, host an exhibition of The Handmaid’s Tale graphic novel, and discuss Atwood’s earlier novels in our book clubs.
You can pre-order your copy of The Testaments here
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