Alumni news – Aina Marti

Ultramarine book

Award winning Kent alumni publisher to launch new book in Canterbury.

Kent alumna, Aina Marti, completed both her Master’s and PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Kent. Since then, Aina has set up her own publishing house in 2022 called ‘Héloïse Press’. The publishing house is a small indigo press based in Canterbury that champions world-wide female talent and gives voice to emerging and well-established female writers from home and abroad.

Héloïse Press has already translated and published 8 books, one of which has won the English Pen Award!

The next book launch is on the Tuesday 20 June 2023 at 18:30 at Waterstones in Canterbury,

At this event “multi-award winner Mariette Navarro will be presenting her wonderful debut Ultramarine, a mesmerizing novella that explores the fears and insecurities of female authority through a female captain on board of a transatlantic ship. Joined by her fantastic translator Cory Stockwell, they will discuss, read and share their literary journey.”

Tickets can be purchased from the link below for £5 for general admission or free for students!