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Next North West Literary Salon features Carol Birch and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

John Freeman
Jennifer Nansubuga MakumbiAugust's North West Literary Salon at Lancaster Library offers an evening of free stories, conversation, food and music.

The event will features dramatic readings from celebrated authors Carol Birch and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi. Both dramatic readings will be followed by a discussion chaired by Yvonne and Naomi, locally catered food, and music by local artist, Joe Gardiner.

Lancaster-based Carol Birch is the author of several novels, the including Jamrach's Menagerie. She also reviews for the Guardian and Independent.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is a Ugandan novelist and short story writer. Her doctoral novel, The Kintu Saga, was shortlisted, and won the Kwani Manuscript Project in 2013 and was was published by Kwani Trust in 2014 under the title, Kintu. She is the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014.

• North West Literary Salon, 7.00pm - 8.00pm, Friday 7th August Lancaster Central Library, Market Square LA1 1HY. Tickets available via eventbrite