Dorothy Koomson

Dorothy Koomson: The Every Smile You Fake Launch Event

13 February-13 February

A fun-filled evening with award-winning, global bestselling author Dorothy Koomson in conversation with Jendella Benson.

Dark Matter and Brixton House present


Join Dorothy Koomson, the ‘Queen of the Big Reveal’ for an exciting, immersive and interactive event featuring surprise quizzes, games and giveaways to celebrate the launch of her gripping new novel, Every Smile You Fake.

There will be an opportunity to ask Dorothy your own questions, purchase an exclusive early copy of Every Smile You Fake from the Round Table Books pop-up and get your books signed too… and there may even be an unexpected big reveal or two!

You can preorder your copy of Every Smile You Fake when purchasing your event ticket by adding it to your basket at checkout.

Please Note:

Doors open at 7.15pm and the event starts promptly at 7.30pm.

The Author

Dorothy Koomson is an award-winning, global bestselling author of 19 books. Known as ‘Queen of the Big Reveal’, her novels have connected with readers all over the world and are regular Sunday Times bestsellers with sales of over 2.5 million copies in the UK alone. Dorothy featured on the 2021 Powerlist as one of the most influential Black people in Britain, appeared in GQ Style as a Black British trailblazer, and was a judge for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction. 2023 marked Dorothy’s 20th anniversary as a published author. Her nineteenth novel, Every Smile You Fake is a compelling, topical, perfect book club read, that will be published in February 2024.

Author Dorothy Koomson. Credit: Niall McDiarmid

The Host

Jendella Benson is a British-Nigerian author and Head of Editorial at Black Ballad – the award winning digital magazine and membership community for Black women in Britain and beyond. Her second novel will be published in 2024.

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