Literary Night Tue 24th Jan

Hi All,

South London's leading arts salon, Up The Junction, returns on Tuesday 24th January with a timely theme of 'new beginnings'. Up The Junction strives to showcase emerging and established film-makers and writers with a lively programme of short readings and films followed by a Q&A.

January's programme, Up The Junction does 2012, will feature:

Toby Litt, hugely successful author of over ten books, whose latest novel King Death follows the mystery of a live human heart over the roofs of Borough Market and the corridors and car parks of St Guy's Hospital.

Emma Darwin, a South Londoner whose second novel A Secret Alchemy reached the Sunday Times Bestsellers list, and was named as one of The Times Top 50 Paperbacks of 2009.

Edward Docx, named as one of the 21 most gifted young writers from around the world by The Hay Festival committee, his latest novel The Devil's Garden looks at life on an Amazonian reserach station.

2Bears's video Work, filmed in Brixton market. 2Bears are made up of Raf Rundell and Joe Goddard of Hot Chip and will be releasing their new album in March.

David Jobanputra, anthropologist and film-maker who looks at the world of domino players in Brixton in his short film Domino - A Cultural Odyssey.

Led once again by Loughborough Junction's very own Stella Duffy, whose latest book Theodora tells the tale of a very modern woman who made it from the tough streets of Constantinople to become empress of Rome; described as "Sex in the City meets I Claudius".

Come and join us from 7.30pm for an evening of eclectic banter and a chance to discover something new in the neighbourhood.

Entrance £5 / Concessions £3

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