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Book Benefit for the Hackney Homeless


On March 27th, Burley Fisher and local publisher Influx Press are hosting a book benefit night for Hackney charity North London Action for the Homeless, alongside independent publishers such as Granta, Canongate, Atlantic, Jacaranda, Influx, Peninsula, OWNIT! and Open Pen, with more to be added later.

The event will have local authors Tahmima Anam, Ashley Hickson-Lovence and Wayne Holloway plus a guest spot from Women’s Prize shortlisted novelist Meena Kandasamy reading from their work. 

Books donated from 10 selected publishers will be available for audience to buy for 50% off RRP, beers will be provided by local brewery Five Points, and wine from a local merchants  – with all proceeds going to NLAH.

North London Action for the Homeless has been operating for over 26 years in Hackney, providing free three course meals and support for the homeless, including hair cuts, health checks and clothing. Helena Smith from NLAH said they were “thrilled” to be involved and are looking forward to the event.  

Join us for the evening to buy books, talk to authors and publishers, raise money for and celebrate the work of North London Action for the Homeless. 

Please RSVP to Burley Fisher:

Earlier Event: February 13
Mothlight Launch @ Brick Lane Bookshop