Hastings & St Leonards ‘Really Independent Bookshop Week’, 2019 is running from Saturday June 15th to Saturday June 22nd.  Literary events will be run across the week at four venues – Printed Matter Bookshop; Bookkeeper, Bookbuster and Hare & Hawthorn. Events will range from Bloomsday, Justyn Barnes on Ikigai: Discover Your Reason for Being, an extended Sheer Poetry Special (with Susan Evans, John D Robinson, Lucy Brennan Shiel and The Hastings Ulysses Reading Circle, and more), to Rachel Neuberger’s new book launch. 

Further details to be announced at bookshops and in HIP 129.


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