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Book launch: Becoming a Matriarch

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, 23 July for the launch of Helen Knott’s second book Becoming A Matriarch, in conversation with Dr Tamarin Norwood, author of The Song of the Whole Wide World. There will be a chance for you to ask questions to both authors, get signed copies of Helen’s new book and of course share a drink with the authors and audience.


Helen Knott is a Dane Zaa, Cree, Metis and mixed settler descent woman from the Indigenous community,  Prophet River First Nations. She is the author of the nationally best-selling book, In My Own Moccasins. Her second book, Becoming a Matriarch, reached #1 selling status on the Toronto Star list of best sellers. Helen holds a bachelor’s degree in social work and has worked in advocacy and wellness within Indigenous communities for almost a decade.

Dr Tamarin Norwood is a writer and academic with a background in fine art. She has written on drawing, metaphor, memorial and grief, and has an interest in ritual and rural history. She is a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, a visiting fellow at the University of Bath Centre for Death and Society, and a Leverhulme research fellow at Loughborough University. In 2021 she won The Lancet Wakley Essay Prize for her essay Something Good Enough. She lives and works in Northamptonshire.


August 23
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Feminist Library
161 Sumner Road
London, SE15 6JL United Kingdom
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