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Here at Whistles, we are a team of avid readers, and we know that you are too.

Following Black History Month, our October book club will explore two bestselling works of modern fiction focused on love, loss, and Black female experience.

Join Onyi Nwabin, author of Someday, Maybe and Lola Akinmade Åkerström, author of In Every Mirror She’s Black, for an hour on Monday 31st October at 7pm GMT for live author readings and a Q&A hosted on Instagram Live by writer, creator and presenter Chanté Joseph.

Onyi Nwabin was born in Benin, Nigeria, and grew up in Glasgow, the Isle of Man and Newcastle, and now lives in London. She is the co-founder of ‘Surviving Out Loud’; a charity that offers support for survivors of sexual assault, and the founder of a writing retreat for Black womxn, called ‘Black Pens’. Someday, Maybe is her debut novel.

Lola Akinmade Åkerström is an award-winning storyteller, speaker, and photographer. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Sunday Times Travel, The Telegraph, New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Slate, Adventure Magazine and Lonely Planet. In addition to contributing to several books, she is the author of the following books; Due North and bestselling LAGOM: Swedish Secret of Living Well.

Chanté Joseph is a writer, content producer and host of ‘My Public Me’ Podcast. Chanté writes for various platforms including British Vogue, Complex, The Guardian, The I Paper, Huffington Post, VICE, Gal-dem, Soho House and more. She has recently hosted live streams for Tik Tok and collaborated with platforms such as Bumble, Spotify and Youtube.

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