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For Books' Sake presents 'That's What She Said'

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The Book Club

100-106 Leonard Street

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We're back from our Edinburgh Fringe run and raring to go. Are you ready? For Books’ Sake’s night of spoken word all written and performed by women is here to welcome a wide range of speakers, from slam poetry to storytelling, contemporary political thought to comedy. We bring women’s voices to the forefront, while at the same time giving a platform to writers and performers we love.


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Grace Pilkington (@PilkingtonGrace) is a writer and poet from Shepherd's Bush. She writes about taboo subject such as mental illness and women's issues. She performs at literary nights across London and has performed on the BBC World Service twice. She was long-listed for the Notting Hill Editions essay prize for her work Sugar-Coated on the contraceptive pill. She has completed an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck University and writes a blog www.notatraceofgrace.com. When she is not writing, sheworks at a publishing company where she spends hours stroking freshly printed books.



Amber Agha (@amberpoetess) has been writing poetry, plays and short stories for over 20 years. Her work has been published by Arrival Press, Forward Press and Pyramid Press. In 2010 she was a semi finalist in the Brits Writers Awards. In 2011 her work was published in 2 "Poetry Rivals" anthologies. Her first collection In The Arms of Lyra was published in 2010 and is available on iTunes. Her second collection The Beloved- Journey to Union is available on Amazon and was first published in 2014 with a second edition published in early 2015. Amber's soundscapes and sound installations have been showcased in galleries across the UK and America during 2016 and 2017.




Open mic walk ups on the evening are welcomed but with limited places it might be advisable to email paul@forbookssake.net if you have a burning desire to speak
out and speak up.

Get your tickets for only £7 now while you can, or come along on the night for £10 on the door.

And remember - For Books' Sake is a volunteer led, community organisation so all your pennies will be going back into championing women writers!


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