The Indigo Press is an independent publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, based in London. Guided by a spirit of internationalism, feminism and social justice, we publish books to make readers see the world afresh, question their behaviour and beliefs, and imagine a better future.


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Meet the 2023 Joyce Carol Oates Prize Winner: Manuel Muñoz | 17 May 2023 | 12am BST | Online

Out & Wild Festival 2023 with Elizabeth Chakrabarty | 9-12 June 2023| Time TBC | Lawrenny, UK

#MeToo in the Media with Lucia Osborne-Crowley, Rowena Chiu, Dr Kathryn Claire Higgins, and Winnie M Li | 17 June 2023| 16.00-17.00 | LSE Festival: People and Change, Houghton Street, London, WCA1 2AE

Previous Events

CrimeFest 2023 with Elizabeth Chakrabarty | 11-14 May 2023| Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel on Broad Street
Polly Barton in conversation with Lucia Osborne-Crowley | 26 April 2023 | 19.00 | Daunt Books, 84 Marylebone High St, London W1U 4QW
On Arrival with Nataliya Deleva and Susie Nicklin | 29 April 2023 | 14-15.30 | The Migration Museum, Lewisham Shopping Centre, London, SE13 7HB
Lessons in Love and Other Crimes at UCL | 23 March 2023| 18-20.00 | Reading and Q&A at UCL
Short stories with Vanessa Onwuemezi, Anna Wood and Alice Slater | 18 March 2023| 2.30-3.30pm | Deptford Literature Festival
Writing From Experience with Elizabeth Chakrabarty | 4 March 2023| 14.45-15.45 | Platform Conference for Black and Asian Writers, Online
Writing Informed by Trauma with Elizabeth Chakrabarty | 2 March 2023| 19:00-20:00 | New Writing South Writer’s Week, Online
Rethinking Mauritius: Priya Hein and Florian Grosset with Anthony Cummins | 21 February 2023| 19:00-20:30 | The Auditorium (Level 6) at Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road
On Riambel with Priya Hein | 23 February 2023| 19:00-20:30 | Real Magic Books, 2 Kings Head Parade, Wendover, HP22 6DX
Ivana Bartoletti lectures at the Machine Learning for Healthcare | 21 November 2022 | time TBC | Institiude of Physics, London
Elizabeth Chakrabarty at the City University, London, City Writes Reading and Q&A | 14 December 2023 | Online: Zoom
How to draw autobiographical cartoons with Lily O’Farrell and Rubyetc | 16 November 2022 | 19.00-20.30 | Central London location TBA
Polari First Book Prize winner announcement | 15 November 2022 | 19.00-20.30 | The British Library, London
Narratives of Trauma: Nat Ogle and Lucia Osborne-Crowley | 15 November 2022 | 19.00-20.30 | Online
New Voices panel with Elizabeth Chakrabarty | 8 October 2022 | 12.15-13.15 | Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Brighton
Elizabeth Chakrabarty at the Polari Book Prize Shortlist event | 10 October 2022 | 19.15 | British Library, London
Elizabeth Chakrabarty Q&A | 30 September 2022 | 16.30| D’Haus Foyer, Gustav Gründgens Platz 1, Düsseldorf
Negotiating at work with The Society of Young Publishers | 29 September 2022 | 1900 | 50 Albemarle Street, London
Polari first book prize shortlist announcement | 1 September 2022 | 7pm BST | Printworks, Hastings
Anne Weber and Tess Lewis | 6 September 2022 | 7pm BST | Goethe-Institut London
Anne Weber in conversation with Anne Sebba | 7 September 2022 | 7pm BST | Libreria Bookshop, London
Epic Annette: A Heroine’s Tale author Anne Weber and translator Tess Lewis in conversation at The Indigo Press event salon
Ecological awakening with Richard Seymour | 24 May 2022 | 6pm BST | Birkbeck
Lucia Osborne-Crowley and Catherine Simpson on One Body, My Body | 14 May 2022 | 8-9pm BST | The Mitchell Library in Glasgow
Nataliya Deleva and Karen Campbell | 14 May 2022 | 4.45-5.45pm BST | The Mitchell Library in Glasgow
Live In-Person: Nataliya Deleva & Natasha Brown in Manchester | 3 May 2022 | 6.30pm BST | Blackwell’s Manchester
Live In-Person: Richard Seymour in Bristol | 13 April 2022 | 6.30pm BST | Bookhaus Bristol
Protecting People’s Rights In The Digital Age | 8 April 2022 | 2pm BST | Ivana Bartoletti and Equality Now
Live In-Person: Elizabeth Chakrabarty and Nikita Gill in Brighton | 6 April 2022 | 7pm BST | The Feminist Bookshop
Online: Meet Epic Annette author Anne Weber | 5 April 2022 | 6pm BST
Arrival launch event | Nataliya Deleva at Burley Fisher books
Queer Alphabet Soup | Elizabeth Chakrabarty, Adam Zmith, Charlotte Cooper, Kashif Sharma-Patel | 16 February 7.30pm | Lambeth Libraries

Live In-Person: Lucia Osborne-Crowley and Alice Hattrick in Edinburgh | 11 November 2021 | 8pm GMT | Topping & Company Booksellers

Gower St Indie Spotlight: Lucia Obsorne-Crowley on My Body Keeps Your Secrets, hosted by Alya Mooro | 7 October 2021 | 6.30pm BST | Waterstones Gower Street

Surviving Trauma: Alice Hattrick, Catriona Morton and Lucia Osborne-Crowley hosted by Sam Mills | 6 October 2021 | 6.30-8pm BST | Manchester

The Social Gathering & White Rabbit in conversation with Anna Wood | 19 July 2021 | 6-10pm BST

Elizabeth Chakrabarty in conversation with Jenna Clake | 24 May 2021

UEA Live: New Writing with UEA Anna Wood | 18 May 2021

UEA Live: New Writing with UEA alumna @annawoodyes reading from Yes Yes More More. Email for the link.

Author photograph © Grace Gelder

Elizabeth Chakrabarty in conversation with Nikita Gill | 18 May 2021

Join author Elizabeth Chakrabarty in conversation with poet Nikita Gill this Tuesday to celebrate the publication of Elizabeth Chakrabarty’s thrilling debut novel, Lessons In Love and Other Crimes.

Anna Wood in conversation with Alice Slater | 13 May 2021

Anna Wood joined Alice Slater on Instagram Live to celebrate the publication of Anna Wood’s jubilant short story collection, Yes Yes More More.

Lucia Osborne-Crowley joins the Know Your Endo panel | 27 April 2021

Kirstie Millar chairs a discussion on endometriosis and writing with authors Lucia Osborne-Crowley, Karen Havelin and Jessica Murnanes. Hosted by Ache.

Elizabeth Chakrabarty on the Polari Podcast | 13 April 2021

Elizabeth Chakrabarty joins artist Nick Field, Sophia Blackwell and Out South London to discuss her debut novel on Resonance FM.

Elizabeth Chakrabarty on #ThisIsMyVoice Podcast | 12 April 2021

A series of conversations, highlighting the work of Black and Asian people in the arts. The #ThisIsMyVoice podcast chats to @DrNChakrabarty about her debut novel Lessons In Love And Other Crimes. They discuss cracking the publishing industry as a person of colour, and how to write about love and hate.

Elizabeth Chakrabarty joins Polari live events | 8 April 2021
London’s award-winning LGBTQ+ literary salon. Hosted by author Paul Burston with guests Elizabeth Chakrabarty, Nikita Gill & Musa Okwonga.

Ukamaka Olisakwe in conversation with Chika Unigwe | 15 March 2021

To celebrate the American publication of Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be Alright, author @msolisakwe joined @realchikaunigwe on a Zoom event. Watch the highlights below:

Sam Mills in conversation with Emma Jane Unsworth | 24 February 2021

Join The Indigo Press as we welcome Sam Mills and Emma Jane Unsworth in celebrating the publication of Chauvo-Feminism: On Sex, Power & #MeToo, Sam’s highly anticipated new Mood Indigo essay.

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