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It’s Cool to be Kind

18th september 2019, 6:30pm, Waterstones gower street

It’s time to be kind to others, and to yourself.

This month, we’ll be joined by three incredible authors, Anna Hope, Lotte Jeffs, and Naomi Shimada. Discussing how best to apply kindness to others and to ourselves, how it has informed their writing, and whether it has become a defiant or political act.

Join us!

Tickets are £10 / £8 Students and Plus cardholders/ £7 for Feminist Book Society newsletter subscribers. All tickets include a glass of wine or soft drink

Anna Hope ’s debut novel  Expectation  is explores themes of love, lust, motherhood and feminism, while asking the greater question of what defines a generation.

Anna Hope’s debut novel Expectation is explores themes of love, lust, motherhood and feminism, while asking the greater question of what defines a generation.

Model and campaigner  Naomi Shimada’s   Mixed Feelings: Exploring the emotional impact of our digital habits  – co-written with Refinery29 editor Sarah Raphael – explores what the internet might be doing to our minds, bodies and hearts, through wide-ranging essays and discussions featuring a range of perspectives and voices.

Model and campaigner Naomi Shimada’s Mixed Feelings: Exploring the emotional impact of our digital habits – co-written with Refinery29 editor Sarah Raphael – explores what the internet might be doing to our minds, bodies and hearts, through wide-ranging essays and discussions featuring a range of perspectives and voices.

Journalist  Lotte Jeffs ’ debut book  How to be a Gentlewoman      weaves powerful life experience with practical advice and a psychological deep-dive into what truly constitutes an emotionally rich and meaningful existence.

Journalist Lotte Jeffs’ debut book How to be a Gentlewoman weaves powerful life experience with practical advice and a psychological deep-dive into what truly constitutes an emotionally rich and meaningful existence.


How to Change the World

31st july 2019

Authors, Zahra HankirGina Martin and Bethany Rutter, who through their work and writing prove that it’s possible to change the world, and give us the tools to do it.


Motherhood

19th june 2019

Let’s talk about motherhood in the modern world –  the expectations versus the reality, how feminism and motherhood can get along, and how as writers they have investigated this evolving role. With Mona DashKatie Hale and Sarah Knott.


Rewriting History

15th MAY 2019

Discussing how fiction can reclaim women’s historical narratives, and the stories which are too-often left behind with Sara Collins, Bernadine Evaristo, and Kate Mosse,


Finding Your Voice

17th April 2019

Exploring the importance of finding, sharing and owning one’s voice, with Molly CaseC. N. Lester and Dorothy Koomson.


In It Together!

20 MARCH 2019

Exploring mental health, misogyny, self-care, racism, speaking out when society silences you and how to survive when the sh*t – personally and politically – really hits the fan.


With a Little Help from Our Friends…

20 FEBRUARY 2019

Looking at the Power of Female Friendship.


Funny Women!

16 january 2019

Discussing women and comedy with some of the funniest writers today.