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Tilted Axis Press launch party

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Please note that this event is now sold out. We are currently accepting sign ups to a waiting list and our Front of House team will be in touch if we're able to offer extra tickets – if you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email info@freewordcentre.com to express your interest.

To kick off London Book Fair week, Tilted Axis Press are holding a party to celebrate their launch; Tilted Axis is a not-for-profit publishing company on a mission to shake up contemporary international literature, spotlighting translation and transgression. Since their successful Arts Council bid last year, they’ve been scouring the globe for the most excitingly original contemporary fiction – from Kolkata to Jakarta, Seoul to Bangkok – and are finally ready to unveil their line-up.

As well as introducing the press itself, publisher Deborah Smith – whose translations of South Korean author Han Kang have recently been celebrated at Free Word Centre – has arranged flash readings and performances from several Tilted Axis authors and translators: Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay, Khairani Barokka, Prabda Yoon and Mui Poopoksakul. There will also be a competition with prizes, exclusive discounts on Tilted Axis’ first titles, music, beer, and book chat. So come down, get to know the team and their authors, and help Tilted Axis launch with a bang!


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