Caleb Azumah Nelson’s second novel Small Worlds hits bookstores on May 11, and he will be going on a whirlwind book tour around the UK from May 9–30. If you’re in the area, definitely check out the events below.

Nelson is a British-Ghanaian author and photographer. Small Worlds is his second novel and centers on the protagonist Stephen who loves to dance and his relationship with his father. The book is set over the course of three summers in Stephen’s life in both London and Ghana, exploring “the worlds we build for ourselves, the worlds we live, dance and love within.”

Preorder your copy of Small Worlds here.

Click on the dates below to register or go here to access the full list of events.

Small Worlds Book Tour Dates

Registration required.

May 9, 7:30 PM | Sevenoaks Bookshop, Kent

May 10, 7 PM | Daunt Books Summertown, Oxford – SOLD OUT

May 11, 6:30 PM | Waterstones Piccadilly, London – SOLD OUT

May 12, 12:30 PM | Waterstones White City, London

May 12, 7:30 PM | Dulwich Festival

May 13, 11 AM | Waterstones Bromley, London

May 13, 6 PM | Brighton Festival – SOLD OUT

May 15, 7:30 PM | Bath Festival

May 16, 6:30 PM | Max Minerva, Bristol

May 17, 6:30 PM | Waterstones Nottingham

May 25, 2:30 PM | Derby Book Festival

May 26, 10:30 AM | Norwich and Norfolk Festival

May 27, 5:30 PM | Charleston Festival

May 30, 11:30 AM | Hay Festival


Preorder your copy of Small Worlds here.