Book Event


Jhalak Prize Writers

Arifa Akbar, Mona Arshi and Nikesh Shukla

Saturday 11 June, 5:30-7pm

Robert Graves Tent


Explore new writers at this event with three of the longlisted authors for this year’s Jhalak Prize.

The Jhalak Prize celebrates the best of British BAME writing today. Arifa Akbar’s Consumed explores sisterhood, love and loss. Mona Arshi’s Somebody Loves You is the first novel from the acclaimed poet and human rights lawyer. Nikesh Shukla’s Brown Baby is a soul-searching memoir from the trailblazing writer, screenwriter and literary agent who is shaking up the foundations of the publishing world.

This is sponsored by Wimbledon BookFest as part of our commitment to supporting new and emerging writers and voices.

Each ticket includes a copy of one of the authors books.

Chaired by journalist Sarah Shaffi.

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