Multicultural Book Fair
Conway Hall Red Lion Square WC1R 4RL
Saturday 14th Sept 2024
Free Entry 10am – 4pm

Host Joelle Taylor


Free Tickets

Contact Us

Romancero Books CIC is an online bookstore and a cultural platform based in London. We sell literature from Spain and the Latin American countries.

Working with selected large and small publishers, we bring together a remarkable collection of books, including short stories and pocketbooks. Our catalogue covers themes such as Lorca, female writers from Generación del 27, writers in exile and diaspora, and new LGBTQ+ voices.

Romancero Books



Aurora Metro Books is a diverse, award-winning indie publisher of fiction, non-fiction and
drama established 30+ years. 300 books in print, the focus is on feminist, LGBTQI+ and
POC authors with works in translation from 20+ languages. Based at Books on the Rise in
Richmond you can visit us and browse our books, or join the mailing list at
www.aurorametro.com


The Separation Ceremony is the debut poetry collection of Olivia Hurton, writer, actress and academic at Christ Church, University of Oxford. Written over ten years, the book explores youthful experience, love, loss, nature and corruption. From tragic love stories and lush reimaginings of classical mythology, to sun-drenched vignettes of  student life and gothic elegies, these poetic stories transport you heart-first into a world of rogues and romantics.

The Separation Ceremony Paperback


Out-Spoken Press is a London-based independent publisher of poetry and critical writing, founded by poet Anthony Anaxagorou with the aim of challenging a lack of diversity in poetry publishing. Shortlisted for the British Book Awards’ Small Publisher of the Year in 2024, Out-Spoken Press titles have won or been shortlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, the Rathbones Folio Prize and Forward Prizes.

Out Spoken
Press.


Liz Amos writes book club fiction, poetry and essays about the beauty of stumbling
forwards.
‘All the Truths Between Us’ is her debut novel. The manuscript was longlisted for the SI
Leeds Literary Prize 2022 and described by Head Judge Kadija Sesay as “a very moving
story”.
Liz is Black British of Jamaican heritage and based in Southampton, UK.

Liz Amos


A splendid selection of books hand-picked by Timothy
Adès: his own works, and much more, from many 
publishers and languages… A unique Translated Poetry
Bookstall at Festivals and at Craft & Gift Markets.
Keen prices! Many with English and foreign text together,
many from publishers who don’t come to the Fair.
Timothy is on Facebook and YouTube.
www.timothyades.com


Multicultural Book Fair
with Héloïse Press

Héloïse Press is a small and independent publishing house specialised in contemporary and international literary fiction by women. We feature established and emerging authors, and publish books with women at the centre of the stories. 

Heloise


‘Claudia was born in London and is of St Lucian parentage. Claudia’s debut novel ‘Spectrum of Colours’ is a story is told through the eyes of the central character Sophia, a 24-year-old woman who spends six weeks in a psychiatric hospital after suffering a declination in her mental health, as a result of a traumatic childhood event.’

Claudia Cadette


Istros Books is an independent press focusing on the literature of Central and S E Europe. Publishing contemporary fiction and non-fiction as well as forgotten classics, we hope to provide a window onto this region and showcase the wonderful stories that arise from these rich, fascinating cultures. At Istros, we believe that good literature can transcend national interests and speak to us with the common voice of human experience, and we work with a magnificent array of translators from all over the world to bring out a small, select number of titles each year to delight and engage our readers. 

www.istrosbooks.com


Weatherglass Books is a new independent press founded by Neil Griffiths
(novelist and founder of the Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses) and Damian Lanigan (novelist and playwright).
Weatherglass was founded on a shared love of Penelope Fitzgerald’s The Blue Flower and a shared fear that it wouldn’t find a publisher today.

Weatherglass Books


Multicultural Book Fair
Conway Hall Red Lion Square WC1R 4RL
Saturday 14th Sept 2024

Goat Star Books is a UK-based publisher specialising in translations of poetry from and into English. It is a poetic project based on the idea that poets are the unrecognized legislators of the world, in the famous words of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Our vocation is to use the translation of poetry as a bridge of understanding between cultures, making known voices from both the present and the past.

Goat Star Book


Kurious K Agubom Production is a book publishing company based in Nigeria. We have published a number of books for great Authors in Africa and across Africa. We are first class in publishing and distribution of books worldwide.


Jacaranda Books is an award-winning, Black-owned independent publisher of literary and genre fiction, and non-fiction. With our mission statement Bigger Than Books, we are dedicated to promoting and celebrating diverse storytelling in all forms, and to directly addressing the ongoing lack of inclusion in the book trade. We have an interest in writing from the perspective of the Global South, and are the publishers of the Twenty in 2020 and A Quick Ting On series’. Founded in 2012.

Jacaranda Books


Young Publisher of the Year 2023
Small Press of the Year Regional Finalist 2023 & 2024
Founder member of the Indie Press Network
A climate-positive publisher
Renard Press


Scratch Books are dedicated to the art of the short story. We publish innovative anthologies from celebrated authors like Tessa Hadley and Jon McGregor as well as critically-acclaimed single-author collections.  

Scratch Books


IF P THEN Q

if p then q is a small press publisher of experimental poetry edited by James Davies, founded in 2008. The press publishes important collections by ground-breaking poets such as P. Inman, Holly Pester and Tom Jenks; recent collections have included works by Peter Jaeger and Maggie O’Sullivan. The poetry published we publish is exciting and provides opportunities for deep thinking through play.

IF P THEN Q


Neem Tree Press

Neem Tree Press is a London-based independent publisher of multicultural books that change and broaden perspectives. We collaborate with an eclectic group of British and international authors, illustrators, and designers. We were recently awarded an English PEN grant, a prestigious literary award for translated fiction, and we were shortlisted for the IPG’s Diversity and Inclusivity Award in 2023.

Neem Tree Press


Colossive Press

Based in Penge, South London, Colossive Press publishes an eclectic and ever-expanding range of books, comics and zines. Titles include the critically acclaimed Colossive Cartographies series, street art and London photography books by the late, great Gordon Gibbens and A. Wolfgang Crowe’s graphic memoir Fractures, as well as zines about ghosts, grief, cats, football and Croydon Spaceport.

Colossive Press

South London Books

We are very pleased to be invited to support Multicultural Book Fair and will be taking part in the Brockway Room with Publishers attending the fair, Steve Tasane, Hannah Stanislaus, will be reading, representing South London Books
Joelle Tayor will be voice of William C Harris Publishing, reading and hosting Paper Tiger Poetry evening show.

South London Books


Ignition Press is based at the Oxford Brookes Poetry CentreSchool of Education, Humanities, and Languages, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Tonge Building, OX3 0BP

Ingnition Press


Rebecca Ronane

Age does not need to define or limit you.
My book Forward After 50, The Rising Reinventors, is about how to reframe our mindsets around ageing.
It’s for women over forty who question, ‘What’s Next’? 
After reading this book, you will realise that age is not an excuse to stop everything. It’s a place to start something new and exciting.

Rebecca Ronane
Forward After Fifty


Arachne Press


 Arachnne Press is a small, independent publisher of award-winning poetry, short fiction, and novels for adults and children. Over the last twelve years we have published regular anthologies, and invited authors who impress us to submit collections or novels. We have a liking for fantasy, climate fiction and psychogeography!

Arachne Press


Multicultural Book Fair
Conway Hall WC1R 4RL
14th Sept 2024

Smokestack Books

Smokestack Books aims to keep open a space for what is left of the radical poetic tradition in the twenty-first century. Smokestack champions poets who are unfashionable, radical, left-field and working a long way from the metropolitan centres of cultural authority; believes that poetry is a part of and not apart from society; argues that if poetry does not belong to everyone it is not poetry.

Smokestack Books


Multicultural Book Fair
Conway Hall WC1R 4RL
14th Sept 2024

Peepal Tree Press

Peepal Tree Press is an independent publisher of Caribbean and Black British writing. Founded in 1985, it publishes around 15 books a year and has released over 400 titles. Prize highlights include the Costa Novel and Book of the Year Awards for The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey and the T.S. Eliot Prize, for Roger Robinson’s A Portable Paradise.

Peepal Tree Press

Glena Oyiadjo

Author and life speaker Glena showcases her self help motivational books


Jasmine Kahlia

Jasmine Kahlia is an Acclaimed Audiovisual Artist, with work showcased regionally in the UK, and internationally in Spain, Germany and USA.Jasmine works across around 19 different artforms to bring their work to life.These include: Film-making, Music Production and Sound Design, Illustration, Creative Writing, Prose and Poetry, Textile Work and much more

Jasmine Kahlia


Shearsman Books

Shearsman Books is an independent publisher of poetry based in Oxfordshire, issuing up to 50 titles per annum. The press publishes a magazine, books by writers from around the world, and has the largest poetry translation list in the country.

Shearsman Books


Prototye

Prototype is a publisher of fiction, poetry, anthologies and interdisciplinary projects. With an emphasis on producing unique and beautiful books, we are committed to championing the work of new voices in free-form contemporary literature. Through the discovery of high quality work across genres, Prototype strives to increase audiences for experimental writing, as the home for writers and artists whose work requires a creative vision not offered by mainstream literary publis

Protoye


The Poetry Translation Centre’s

The Poetry Translation Centre’s World Poet Series has made available to an English audience some of the most exciting contemporary voices from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. In addition to bringing out newly commissioned translations each year, the series includes reissued classic chapbooks from the PTC’s back-catalogue in expanded editions and with new translations. 

The Poerty Translation Centre


David Lee Morgan

My friend, Jason Why, of South London Poetry books has organised a MultiCulture Book fair at the ever-cool Conway Hall for Saturday, Sept 14, 2024.

Tables are cheap and a great way to promote your publications – and support a vibrant spoken word poetry scene. (cc’d Jason so you can contact him directly).

I’m taking out a full table for my new publishing enterprise, Bidrohi Books, but would gladly share the table with any of you. 

David Lee Morgan


Tosin Akomolafe

Tosin Akomolafe is the author of Father-Time Continuum; his debut novel. The book is a coming-of-age story about a boy, who learns what it means to become a father from his Grandfather, Father, Stepfather, and Uncle until he becomes a father. It is a book that celebrates Black fatherhood, while never shying away from difficult conversations.

Tosin Akomolafe

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