Mayflower Bookshop proudly reveals the names of the distinguished participants who will be joining us for the “Pink Books” event:

Freek Bouricius, interviewer (Mayflower Bookshop)
Splinter Chabot (author and television producer)
Felix Stam, moderator (Pride Leiden)
Remke Verdegem (chairperson of Transgender Netwerk)
Remco Boxelaar (founder of Corporate Queer)
Looi van Kessel (Leiden University expert in American queer literature)

The evening will kick off with an interview (in Dutch) featuring Splinter Chabot by Mayflower Bookshop’s communication and event manager Freek Bouricius. Splinter will share his literary journey, inspirations, and the impact of “Confettiregen” on the LGBTQ+ community. Following the interview, the panel discussion will take place (in Dutch), where these participants will discuss their favorite LGBTQ+ books, providing unique insights and perspectives that promise to enrich our understanding of the LGBTQ+ literary landscape.

After the panel discussion, you’ll have the opportunity to meet Splinter Chabot during a book signing session. Copies of his books will be available for purchase, allowing you to take home a signed edition and commemorate this remarkable occasion.

Join us on September 1st at 8:00 PM at Mayflower Bookshop, Breestraat 70, for an engaging and insightful evening as we celebrate LGBTQ+ literature and its profound impact.

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