Events

Meena Kandasamy – Waterstones Gower Street

London

May 21, 2018

6.30pm

Waterstones Gower Street is delighted to present an evening with Women’s Prize Longlisted author Meena Kandasamy, author of the critically acclaimed When I Hit You.

Longlisted for the Jhalak Prize and Desmond Elliot Prize 2018, and selected by the Guardian, Observer, Telegraph and Financial Times as one of 2017’s best books, When I Hit You is about a young writer married to an abusive man and how – in spite of his attempts to batter her into obedience and crush her ambitions – she resists him. Join Meena – a poet, writer, activist and author of Dylan Thomas prize longlisted novel The Gypsy Goddess – as she discusses this fiercely triumphant, incendiary novel.

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Location

82 Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6EQ