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Live literary events in a pub!

Our next BookJam with be on Monday 6th March, at 8pm – and we’ll be back at our regular venue the Hootananny in Brixton.

We’ll be putting on an Imbolc special, hosted by Mik Artistik. Themed around diaspora and the Irish literary tradition, we’ll be hearing from Eamon Somers, Deirdre Shanahan, Tony White, Dennis the Poet, Badzelda, Rose Servitova and others. More details to follow…

About Brixton BookJam

The Brixton BookJam is a FREE quarterly literary event that is unpredictable, eclectic, and aims to curate the very best in contemporary writing. From a-listers to talented unknowns, each BookJam brings a range of talent to our dedicated and passionate audience.

What happens on the night?

A selection of invited writers and book-people are each given five minutes to either read from their work or talk about a book-related subject that interests them. The authors are around to answer any questions that the audience may have about books and book-nature. In between there will be food, drink, conversation, pitches and signings, and at least one really good argument about typefaces. Entrance is free but we’d really appreciate it if you bought some books about watches. There will be books for sale.

Please email if you’d like to read at, or propose a reader for, one of our future events.

Read more about us
We were thrilled to be on Radio 4’s Open Book for their special edition on Literary London, UK.

The Brixton Blog gave us a nice writeup here and a Brixton Buzz review is here. You can read reviews of previous events on the Brixton Blog and Brixtonia Blog. Look in the ‘readers / speakers’ section for podcasts of all of our events.