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A Strand Virtual Event: Damon Galgut & Elizabeth Howard in conversation

Virtual Event - February 10

Join us on Thursday, February 10, at 7:00pm ET for a virtual event with the 2021 Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut for a discussion of his award-winning book The Promise. Joining Damon in conversation is host and producer of the Short Fuse Podcast Elizabeth Howard.

Hosted by the Strand Bookstore. This event will be pre-recorded. Audience questions are requested in advance.

Tickets for this event are free. Click HERE to register.


Damon Galgut was born in Pretoria. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Good Doctor (2003) and In a Strange Room (Europa Editions, 2010), Galgut won the Booker Prize for The Promise (Europa Editions, 2021). In 2013, Galgut was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Elizabeth Howard is the host and producer of the Short Fuse Podcast. Her conversations engage artists, writers, playwrights, musicians and individuals who recognize, through their unique lens on the world, the power of the arts to affect change. Short Fuse conversations are provocations that stir us to reflect and seek the new. She is the author of A Day with Bonefish Joe (Godine, 2015) and edited Ned O’Gorman: A Glance Back (Easton Studio Press, 2016). She publishes a bi-monthly newspaper column and her articles have appeared in publications in the United States and internationally. She lives in New York City.

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