Join us for this wonderful celebration of poetry!
Do not miss these two wonderful authors – Penny Haw and Nancy Richards – at Exclusive Books Constantia on 9 and 16 October respectively.
A great opportunity to chat and get your books signed.
You can listen to the interview from minute 39:00: BOOK CHOICE – enjoy!
Readers gathered last night at Exclusive Books Cavendish for a live literary event: a discussion of Death and the After Parties by Joanne Hichens. I (Karina) had the great privilege of interviewing Joanne and the occasion gave us a wonderful opportunity to talk about the path our friendship has taken through first encounters at launches and festivals, reading of each other’s stories, grieving the sudden deaths of our husbands, drinking many bottles of pink bubbly and working on several literary projects together – Short.Sharp.Stories and the HAIR anthology among them – before most recently publishing this exquisite memoir at Karavan Press.
Our gratitude to Linda and the wonderful team of booksellers at EB Cavendish – your support for local authors is exemplary. Thank you also for making us all feel safe during these difficult times. And thank you to everyone who attended the event, especially readers who had loved the book and came to listen to Joanne talk about it. Last but not least, thank you to all readers who bought the book and had it signed – your support is what keeps us going.
Should you wish to attend the event, be sure to pop an email through to firstname.lastname@example.org alternatively send Exclusive Books a DM on Instagram, Facebook or call the store at 0216743030.
Exclusive Books is committed to hosting responsible events and observes strict Covid-19 health protocols, this includes but is not limited to:
– ensuring customers and event goers are wearing their masks at all times;
– event seating is spaced for social distancing.
‘Death and the After Parties’
Themed under the banner of “Meet them in their own words”, this year we aim to make our valued authors the heroes of the campaign that celebrate the pens behind the text.
We have chosen books across a wide range of genres – reflective of the current burgeoning publishing of local writing. Cookery, biography, fiction, current affairs, inspirational and children’s are all covered in the selection.
This year, the Homebru campaign runs to the end of July 2020.