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Girls Can Do Anything

  • Library Club 112 St Martin's Ln London, England, WC2N 4BD United Kingdom (map)

HOSTED BY Library Club

Throw away the rule book – female voices from the sidelines: BAME publishers and authors making a difference with guest speakers author Tola Okogwu (author of Daddy Do My Hair), Alison Coward (author of Effective Workshops) and Naomi Shakespeare (Together Kid's Literary Festival - the UK's first BAME Children's Literary Festival)

Discussion and panel talk. How do we make books more diverse? You're heard that a thousand times over, right? Well, they're going to highlight the BAME publishers and authors who have got their seat at the table and are making some serious changes. They'll discuss what they're doing, what you can do, and how far this industry has to to before there's more action, less talk. 

Girls Can Do Anything as part of London'a Big Read 2019. Led by author Abiola Bello (finalist for London's Big Read 2019, London Book Fair Trailblazer 2018 winner,  and co-founder of The Author School)

What to expect?

A series of free events aimed at empowering writers to create dynamic, strong and well rounded female protagonists or female voices in their writing. Covering everything from how to get into the publishing industry, getting your voice heard and becoming a writer whilst juggling different careers with special guest speakers!

Date:  10th April 2019

Location:  Library, 112 St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4BD

Investment: Free for Members

Please note, this event is not organised by The Merit Club

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