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n. A dry, dusty wind that blows from the Sahara across
West Africa. [Probably from Arabic haram, a forbidden or accursed thing.]



Harmattan has now been published in Turkey by Ayrinti Yayinlari. The cover (below) isn't quite how we see the protagonist, Haoua Boureima, but we're pleased anyway!

Harmattan Turkish Cover

W.F. Howes are to release their large print edition for UK readers in February 2013.

The 'B format' paperback will be available from Myrmidon Books in April 2013.

Next stop the US! (June 2013.)

Meanwhile, I'm busy working on a collection of short stories and on a new novel, Tin Town.

To mark the first ever International Day of the Girl, FORWARD UK and Gavin Weston invite you to the London launch of Harmattan, at The Hub, Kings Cross, (34B York Way, London N1 9AB) on October 11th, 6.45 pm.
For more information please visit: FORWARD UK Event Page.

Exciting news! Turkish publishers Ayrinti Yayinlari have done a deal with Myrmidon Books. Nuray Onoglu is to translate Harmattan.

Belfast launch of Harmattan to take place at No Alibis Bookshop, June 2nd. Official London launch planned to coincide with International Day of the Girl Child, October 11th. Details to be announced.

Myrmidon Books are to release Harmattan as a TPB, May 22nd.

FORWARD UK have asked me to represent them as an ambassador. I am honoured to accept.

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