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September 2019

SEPTEMBER BOOK GROUP: “Yogini” by Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free

Our monthly book group has been running since 2012: come along and discuss books! Our ever-popular, longest running book group runs on the last Tuesday of the month. Run by one of our booksellers, we want people to come and relax in the surrounds of the bookshop with a glass of wine, and enjoy discussing a book. It’s informal, illuminating and a lot of fun! How it works Reserve a space online for the next book group, or call/email/pop in…

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THE DRESSING-UP BOX: an evening with David Constantine

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
£3.00 - £12.99

It is a complete honour to host David Constantine on his book launch tour for The Dressing-Up Box, his fifth collection of short stories. A master of the form, David will be in conversation with Jenny Niven about a life in short fiction.Just check out this praise from A.L. Kennedy... "The Dressing-Up Box does the deepest work of fiction - it tells us strange, hard, beautiful truths for our time. Constantine offers a quietly furious and moving collection packed with undefended children and…

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October 2019

THINGS WE SAY IN THE DARK: an evening with Kirsty Logan + special guests

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rose Theatre Edinburgh, 204 Rose Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 4AZ United Kingdom
Free - £12.99

Golden Hare Books is very excited to host the Edinburgh book launch for Kirsty Logan's new collection of short fiction, Things We Say in the Dark.   At the atmospheric Rose Street Theatre in Edinburgh's New Town, we welcome you to a cabaret of queer horror writing headed up by one of Scotland's most exciting and talented writers. A celebration of the darker side of fiction, you won't want to miss this... We'll start with a showcase of writers presented and…

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AGAINST MEMOIR: An Evening with Michelle Tea

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel, St Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6SW United Kingdom
£3.00 - £10.00

Golden Hare Books is delighted to announce this event with MICHELLE TEA, celebrating the publication of her first volume of collected journalism from one of the leading queer writers of our time. Described by Eileen Myles as 'a smart kid with a dirty crayon', this is a rare chance to hear Michelle in the UK, and we can't wait...in conversation with Heather Parry Join us at St Vincent's Chapel to hear Michelle discuss her new collection Against Memoir, published by…

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GOLDEN HARE MASTERCLASS: Get Your First Novel Written with James T. Harding

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
£20.00

An exclusive masterclass with writer and publisher James T. Harding to help you gather all the tools you need to finally write that first novel. Sitting down and finally starting your first novel is infamously hard, and procrastinations abound. Whether you're ready to start writing and looking for a confidence boost, or need the know-how on getting that first draft done, this two-hour workshop will unpack techniques, provide practical tools and help overcome what's holding you back. Taking place in Golden…

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WORKSHOP: Zine Making with Maria Stoian (with breakfast!)

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith & Gertrude, 26 Hamilton Place
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AU United Kingdom
£25.00

Make your own zine from scratch with graphic novelist and illustrator Maria Stoian! Includes tea/coffee and pastry!

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BOOKS FOR BREAKFAST: BAME Writers in Scotland Panel (with breakfast!)

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel: Scottish Episcopal Church, Saint Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 6SW United Kingdom
£6.00 - £8.00

Members of the BAME Scottish Writers' Group join this panel with readings. Coffee/tea and pastries included in ticket price!

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IN CONVERSATION: Kate Young and The Little Library Year (with snacks!)

October 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Stephens Church, 105 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AB United Kingdom
£6.00 - £8.00

Join food writer Kate Young in pairing two of our favourites - books and food. Seasonal treats from the book are part of your ticket price!

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WORKSHOP: Running a Poetry Press

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Smith & Gertrude, 26 Hamilton Place
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AU United Kingdom
£25.00

Learn how to make an independent poetry press run and thrive with two publishers making it happen based in Scotland

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PANEL: Women’s Experience and the Graphic Novel

October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel: Scottish Episcopal Church, Saint Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 6SW United Kingdom
£5.00 - £6.50

Two comics artists have used the graphic novel form to tell stories about women's bodies, sexuality and experiences, and discuss it here.

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