Novel London is pleased to announce an evening of international fiction at independent bookshop – Travelling Through Bookshop and Cafe, in Waterloo, London on Friday 7th October.
Join us for a great literary night out that brings people into bookshops and connects readers with audiences – in person and online.
Three novelists will be reading the opening chapter to an audience, which will be recorded for the web.
1. BEN STARLING is passionate about gender equality, marine conservation and boxing, all central themes in his work. His interest in marine life has taken him across three continents over the past three decades. He is Oxford Univeristy’s only ever quintuple boxing Blue (varsity champion five years running), was Captain of the university boxing team, competed until recently, and continues to coach. Ben graduated with a Master of Arts and a Master of Philosophy. He was born in the USA, but has lived in the UK since childhood.
Ben will be reading from his novel, Something In The Water.
2. HELENA HALME is a Finnish author based in London. Her books include The Englishman, a best-selling romantic novel, which won an Awesome Indies badge on publication. Her other titles are The Navy Wife, a sequel to The Englishman, Coffee and Vodka and The Red King of Helsinki. The Finnish Girl, her latest novella, is a prequel to The Englishman.
STEPHEN MARRIOTT will be the compere for Novel London in at Travelling Through Bookshop and Cafe.
He is a travel author who prefers to walk the roads less travelled. His passion for travelling under his own steam, all began when he walked out on a fifteen year career in the investment industry and kept on walking. This journey eventually took him to the foothills of the Pyrenees and a walking adventure across Spain on the historical Camino de Santiago pilgrimage. The adventure inspired his debut novella Candyfloss Guitar, a #1 Kindle Store book.
You can learn more about Stephen and his http://bit.ly/AmazonCandyflossGuitar
Travelling Through Bookshop and Cafe is located close to Waterloo Station, on Lower Marsh Road. It is a modern fusion of independent bookshop, cafe, culture hub and art space with a specific focus on world culture, art and travel.
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This is a free event but please purchase a drink of snack from the bar during the breaks.
A very special thank you to our sponsor, Reedsy: