We asked recently if Dead Ink was the future of Literary Publishing, and on Thursday the 29th they’re at Coate Studios to launch Publishing the Underground. Their new project, supported by Arts Council England, brings together crowdfunding, membership and subscription to support new fiction writers. On Thursday evening at Coate Studios’ warehouse space there will be an introduction to the project by their Publishing Director, Nathan Connolly, and readings from three new authors.
These authors are being published as part of Dead Ink’s annual New Voices, which aims to publish brilliant and talented authors at the beginning of their career. This year all three are London based. Harry Gallon’s novel, The Shapes of Dogs’ Eyes, concerns a nameless bartender’s quixotic quest to uncover a canine conspiracy at the heart of Hackney. Lochlan Bloom’s The Wave is a multi-narrative explosion of fiction, screenplay and real-life post-war physicist, David Bohm. Finally, Wes Brown has written a stunning late-capitalism thriller of class, identity and a missing school girl.
As Dead Ink brings these books to publication they’ve also begun looking for next year’s new authors. If you’re interested in writing, books or free drinks then this should be a great event to meet the tem behind an innovative independent publishing house.
The London launch of Publishing the Underground, Thursday the 29th of October at Coate Studios, 37 Coate St, London E2 9AG. Entry is free and tickets are available here
For more information please visit: http://deadinkbooks.com/