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About Brixton BookJam

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


The next BookJam will be on 7th September 2015, at our regular venue the Hootananny. Appearing on the night will be: Jim Bob, Ruth Ware, Marc Nash, Tamim Sadikali, Frances Mensah Williams, Chris Chalmers, Dominick Reyntiens, Toby Downton and Yana Stajno – with more to be announced….

Doors will open at 7.30pm, with the first of three sets starting at 8pm, and running till about 10.30pm.


Check out all our previous events in the Readers/Speakers section using the dropdown menu.

A video with some footage of previous events will be out soon…. Past readers have included: Adam Mars-Jones, Alex Wheatle, Natasha Soobramanien, Roz Morris, Jeff Noon, Martin Millar, Geoff Dyer, Kate Harrad, Christopher Russel, Andrew Mueller, Sharmila Chauhan, Vicky Grut, Dave McGowan, Helen Smith, Jim Bob, Courttia Newland and Rhodri Marsden to name but a few.



We were thrilled to be on Radio 4’s Open Book in August 2014 for their special edition on Literary London.

The Brixton Blog gave us a nice writeup of our 6th May event, which you can read here, and a BrixtonBuzz review is here.

There are a couple of reviews of previous events on the Brixton Blog and Brixtonia Blog.

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