Dialogue: Niven Govinden and Season Butler

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Thursday May 23, 209 11 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

John Smith Book Shop, University of Glasgow,  The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QF

Exciting event with Niven Govinden and Season Butler launching new books by Dialogue Books (a publisher of books for, about, by #BAME #LGBTQI+ #disability & #workingclass communities.)

Praise for Niven Govinden’s This Brutal House

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‘A symbolic rallying cry for the need for LGBTQ+ teens to have safe spaces of their own’
DAZED BOOKS TO READ IN 2019

‘Vivid prose reinventing ideas of motherhood, belonging and taking us into the community of drag balls and protest, both personal and political’ JENNI FAGAN

‘Fearless, authentic, vivid – necessary in a world that’s running out of tolerance’ PANOS KARNEZIS

‘A vital book’ ANDREW MCMILLAN

‘A novel of rare intensity and sustained passion, This Brutal House shines a light on lives marginalised and magnificent, and asks the pressing question: what would you do to stand up for your truth?’ STEPHEN KELMAN

‘A powerful and poetic book’ KERRY HUDSON

‘Niven Govinden is a true force of fierceness and beauty’ OLIVIA LAING

Praise for Season Butler’s Cygnet

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‘Terribly moving. A clear-sighted, poignant rumination on loneliness, love, the melancholy of age and of youth’ China Mieville

‘An imaginative, atmospheric and original novel that lingers in the memory long after reading‘ Bernadine Evaristo

‘A sad, funny, highly original novel‘ Blake Morrison

‘Wholeheartedly enjoy(able)’ Lauren Wilkinson, The Millions

‘Season Butler is an extraordinary writer. Like Colson Whitehead, her work is fearless in its inventiveness’ Julia Bell

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