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Tuesday 17 October 2023: Caroline Thonger--Reading and Apéro

  • 17 Oct 2023
  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • Upstairs at The Library in English, 3 rue de Monthoux, 1201 Geneva


Registration is closed

The GWG Presents:


offering readings from her newly-published book


co-authored with her sister Vivian

The event is free to attend, and an apéro will be offered during the evening. Caroline will also be available for book-signing.

Readings from Take Two 

Caroline will offer readings from her new book Take Two, 8 years in the making, co-authored with her sister Vivian. This is following the official book launch taking place in London on October 9, and promoted by their publisher CB Editions of London. 

Refreshments will be offered during the evening, and Caroline will be happy to sign copies of her book on the night.

Full details of the book can be found on the publisher’s website:



Caroline Thonger (Valais) is a technical translator from French and German, and writer of historical non-fiction work The Banker’s Daughter (Merton Priory Press, 2007) about her German grandmother’s family. She was Chief Editor of Hello Switzerland! magazine where her articles, investigations and editorials were published. A long-time member of the GWG, she has been volunteering on the committee for nearly 10 years. Her short stories and poems have regularly appeared in Offshoots.

With a background in psychology, Vivian Thonger (NZ) is a writer/poet and actor/performer. Her writing has featured online at Flash FrontierFlash Flood, short and long lists for NZ’s annual Flash Fiction Competition, and has twice won Northland’s Short Story prize. Work appears in Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand (CUP, 2018) and Te Ripo Wai (Pavlova Press, 2021); poems are included in eight print editions of Fast Fibres Poetry.

The evening is free to attend, but please register so that we know how many people are coming. Thanks.

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