Upcoming Events

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AMARANTHA: LIVE

Saturday 25th June 2022 @ The Millenium Library, Norwich

5PM – 5.45 PM

Come join us to celebrate the magical music of Amarantha! Listen to the author, E. R. Traina, perform the soundtrack live with a full band, and bring this wonderful fantasy novel to life!

The event is free, but donations are welcome. Find more information and book your spot here.


Past Events

City of Literature Publishing Fair

Sunday 29th May @ The National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall 10AM – 4 PM

Drop in and celebrate the vibrant independent publishing culture of the East of England. Meet the publishers, browse and purchase their work, and take part in a series of lightning talks throughout the day. The perfect Sunday event for writers, readers, editors and creators of all kinds.

Free and drop in, no booking required.

City of Literature is a Norfolk & Norwich Festival and National Centre for Writing presentation, programmed by the National Centre for Writing.

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Saturday 14th May 2022 @ Anteros Arts Centre

Come and visit our booth at the Norwich Indie Book Fair, Saturday, May 14th from 10 AM to 5 PM. We will be on the first floor of the Anteros Arts Centre. We will be answering any questions you have about Kurumuru Books, publishing, translation, etc., selling books, and hearing pitches. Hope to see you there!

Please note that the Arts Centre doesn’t have any parking. The nearest car park is Colegate Car Park, Golden Dog Lane, NR3 1HS, just a short walk away.


Friday 12 November @ 18.00 – 19.00

SYP UK’s On the Map series highlights publishing in areas outside of its regional branches. Tune in on November 12th when Kurumuru Books co-founders Leah Tanaka and Ella Micheler join leading publishers in England’s first UNESCO City of Literature, Norwich, to discuss indie publishing. Book your free tickets here.


Launch Party

Saturday, 6 November 2021 @ Bookbugs and Dragon Tales Time TBA

Come help us celebrate the launch of Amarantha at one of the loveliest bookshops the UK has to offer!

There will be complimentary Mediterranean drinks and snacks available, as well as the option to order hot and cold beverages from the Bookbugs baristas.

The author will perform selected songs from the book’s original soundtrack, after which there will be a short reading, a Q&A, and book signing.

Books will be available for purchase (and pickup if you’ve preordered via our website).

Click here to RSVP

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