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USA Book Launch Party - Live in NYC

Friday, 13 May 2022

Come to our USA book launch party - live and in person - in NYC

I'm delighted to be back in NYC and thrilled to host an in-person party for the US launch of our book, Think Like a Vegan: What everyone can learn from vegan ethics .

I may do a reading or two if the fancy strikes us.

Come say hello, meet new people, pick up a copy of the book or bring your copy for signing or…

TLAV: The Podcast

Wednesday, 30 March 2022

Dear Friends and Supporters

We've launched an eponymous podcast!

You'll find it on all podcast platforms and here's a little clip from episode one.

With gratitude always,

Emi & Eva 

We need your vote to win the 2021 VegFest UK Award for Favourite Vegan Book

Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,

We’re thrilled to have been nominated for a 2021 VegfestUK Award in the Favourite Ethical Vegan Book category. Winners are chosen by YOU!

So we need your help. Vote for Think Like a Vegan here

Voting is open now until midnight 14 December.

Anyone, anywhere in the world can vote.

We’re in incredible company too. Check out all the other books too. Congrats…

Look at this top billing!!

Friday, 29 October 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters

We hope you've all been keeping well. We've got quite a few morcels of news for you.

A podcast with Moby!

We're incredibly grateful and delighted that Emi got to be one of the featured voices on the first episode of the second series of the podcast, The Plate Up, by the brilliant Bluedot Festival. We're alongside musician and activist Moby and Alex Sobel…

The Audiobook is available Worldwide!

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters

TLAV is available on all major audiobook platforms.

It's also available on CD via Amazon.

The British version is narrated by Sarah Schoenbeck and the North American version by Gina Rogers. They're each so incredibly multi-talented and we feel very lucky to have them as the book's narrators. 

We're ramping up for the book's release in the USA and Canada and…

We're in the Alfred Nobel House! Yes, that Nobel!

Friday, 3 September 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,

check this out!!

Are you in Sweden? If so, go see us.

We’re absolutely delighted TLAV will be exhibited at the Alfred Nobel House Björkborn, in Karlskoga, Sweden until October 21, 2021. The exhibition is entitled Sustainable Gastronomy. It is co-organised by the Gourmand Awards and the Hallbars Research Institute for Sustainability Reports.

Photo of our…

Give us ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️! And catch TLAV on BBC Radio London

Thursday, 29 July 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,

We hope you've been having a good summer.

Reviews and ratings

We need your help! Please share your positive reviews and five star ratings for TLAV on Goodreads and Amazon

You'll see on Goodreads we've begun receiving lots of positive reviews. We need more! You don't need to write anything complex. In fact on Goodreads, you can even just leave a five…

Podcasts and broadcasts

Wednesday, 7 July 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,

Our press tour continues with some great podcasters and broadcasters:

  1. Emi spoke with Audrey Carville, the host of BBC Radio Ulster's ethics program "Sunday Sequence" and had a thought provoking conversation about  some of the questions we’re often asked about vegan ethics 
  2. The affable Jim Moore of the excellent The Bloody Vegans podcast (or video) made us feel…

A round up of our media coverage and events so far

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters

We hope you're keeping well.

It's been a whirlwind since Publication Day. Here's a roundup of everything we've been up to and a call to action for you at the end!


Officially everywhere you buy books

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Hello Friends, Readers and Supporters!

It was great seeing so many of you during our Publication Day party. Thank you all for coming. 

If you’re enjoying the book, have found it helpful or thought provoking, please give it a high rating or even a short review on Goodreads or Amazon. Good reviews are incredibly helpful especially to first-time authors. 

Here are a few samples of what people…

Publication Day Party Invite

Friday, 14 May 2021

Dear Friends and supporters

The time has finally come to celebrate

Join us for our Publication Day Party on Thursday, 27 May at 7:30pm BST.* 

Our host for the evening will be Kip Dorrell of Messy Vegan Cook.

You’ll be the first to hear us chat about the book and listen to some excerpts. We’ll also be taking your questions

And if you’re up to it afterwards, we’ll stay to mingle…

Cover quotes!

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,

We're deeply grateful to Seth Tibbott and Kuntal A. Joisher for generously providing these exceptional and heartfelt cover quotes.

Seth is an extraordinary person and the founder of the legendary Tofurky. He’s also the author of the must-read book, In Search of the Wild Tofurky, which is about the decades-long journey to the Tofurky we know and love today. It…

We've hit the Print button!

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,


Today, after many manuscript edits and seven drafts to and from the typesetter, we've hit the print button!! 

The editing process has been alot of work and truly rewarding

Massive thanks to our editor Martha Sprackland, our development editor Phil Connor and copy editor Hayley Shepherd, as well as the proofreaders…

Getting closer to hitting the print button and we have a narrator!

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,

We received the first proof of the manuscript and we've since turned it in to our editor with a few comments and edits. Right now, the proof is being professionally proofread as well. So, we're closer and closer to being able to hit that print button. 

Another highlight this week was hearing a snippet of our book being read aloud by the narrator, British actress …

BIG NEWS! Cover reveal and more

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Dear Friends and Supporters,

It's the one year anniversary of funding Think Like a Vegan! And to celebrate, we have three thrilling updates for you. We're sharing them here first as a way of thanking you, our supporters, without whom this book could never have happened. Drum roll please...

Our cover reveal!

Unbound's art director, Mark Ecob (@mecobtweets), created this eye-catching cover…

How about some vegan panettone?

Friday, 4 December 2020

Dearest Supporters

This year has simultaneously flown by and lasted an extraordinarily loooong time. Around this time last year we appeared on the BBC to talk about winter holiday vegan foods. That was such fun! Relive that moment here.

This year, we've worked hard on our book with the first-rate team of editors at Unbound. We've submitted all our edits on time, most recently completing…

Happy Halloween

Friday, 30 October 2020

Dearest Supporters

We hope you and yours are keeping well. 

We've been busy working on the manuscript edits and it's all coming together nicely. 

Eva's favourite holiday is upon us: Halloween! She's celebrating by baking, of course.

These jack o'linzers use the same recipe as Christmas linzers we've shared with you before. 

Remember, there are loads of vegan candy readily available…

We've been busy!

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Dearest Supporters,

How are you? We've managed to keep busy, despite all the ups and downs.

What's happening with our book?

We've just submitted the development edits to our manuscript. We're delighted with how the finished book is shaping up. Thank you, Phil Connor for your brilliant insights on our manuscript. Now, onto the copy editing!  

 What else has been going on?


Final draft manuscript submitted!

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Dear Supporters

Last night, we submitted our final draft manuscript to our editor: 166 pages; 56,190 words.

We are simultaneously excited and terrified, but mostly excited... we think!

If you're in London and fancy something completely different, we still have two spots available for our IThailian supper club on 3 April. 

Meanwhile, bring on the editing process!

Much love & gratitude…

Thank you for getting us to 100%!!

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Dear Supporters

On the day this photo was taken, we discussed working on a book together. We didn't know then we would turn into more than 300 of us!

Each of you has made our croissant-induced dream a reality

We will keep you posted as we work with Unbound's editors to finalise our manuscript and discover all that's required  in the publishing process. Exciting times ahead!


The IThailian Supper Club is back; The Telegraph; Robbie Burns; and a discount code!

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Dear Supporters

How are you?

We have so many updates we had to add a day to our usual posting schedule.

First, clear your calendar for a unique experience: an Italian-Thai dinner on Friday, 3 April 2020 at 7.30pm in North London.

Kip, of Messy Vegan Cook, and Emilia have teamed up again to bring back the always popular, and often requested, IThailian supper club. We combine vegan Italian…


Thursday, 5 December 2019

Dear Supporters:

Happy new year to you and yours! 

As we start 2020, we thought it fitting to share with you the origins of our book. Inspiration visits us in strangest places sometimes. For Think Like a Vegan, it all started after the 2018 Vegandale Festival in Toronto. Emi was sitting in the back of Eva’s & Matt’s truck. We had just scoffed pastries at Tori’s Bakeshop and were on our way…

Happy Festive Season! *especially with vegan and gluten free Linzer Wreath cookies*

Monday, 23 December 2019

Dear Supporters

We wish you all a happy Festive Season and a peaceful new year.

We leave you with vegan and gluten free Linzer Wreath cookies lovingly handmade and photographed by Eva (helloo multi-talent)!. 

Wish we could share them with each one of you in real life.

See you in 2020!

With much love and gratitude,

Emi & Eva

Eva's recipe for vegan and gluten free Linzer Wreaths…

Our first official testimonial! Seth Tibbott, Chair and Founder of Tofurky, comments on the book

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Dear Supporters:

We have some fantastic news. Our first official testimonial is IN! 

Think Like A Vegan is a brilliant book, which both challenges and inspires thoughts on veganism,” said Seth Tibbott, Chair and Founder of the famously vegan brand Tofurky. “I love the thought experiments at the end.” Seth read a draft of the book, made a number of excellent suggestions and we’re grateful for…

We went live on the BBC to help you have very happy vegan holidays!

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Today, BBC World News invited us to participate in a segment about vegan Christmas

You can imagine how excited we were.

Emi went to Broadcasting House in London, and Eva connected with Skype from Toronto.



Journalist and presenter, Geeta Guru-Murthy, hosted us and we spoke about Think Like a Vegan, veganism and Christmas and Hanukkah foods!  See the clip in the linked video…

New Reward: Vegan Burns Night Supper!

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Dear Supporters:

We've introduced a new reward

Thanks to your support, we're able to introduce a very special reward: vegan Burns Night Supper

Emi is delighted to bring back this very popular event for a third year!

Come celebrate Robert Burns' poetry, Scottish food and music in an elegant and cosy setting in North London on the anniversary of his birthday, 25 January 2020 at…

Planting trees at Birchfield

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Dear Supporters,

Reforesting begins!

Emi is involved with a reforesting and rewilding project up in Scotland on the south side of Loch Ness. We spent this past weekend at Birchfield planting over 400 trees in a location that was once part of the Great Caledonian forest. This was the inaugural tree planting event. Reforesting takes time and effort and we hope to host more events in the future…

33% to go!

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Dear Supporters:

It has been an incredible 12 days since launching Think Like A Vegan: What everyone can learn from vegan ethics.

At the time we write this, the crowdfunding is at 67% with 181 kind and generous people who have pledged support. That blows our minds.

From what we can tell at this stage, supporters come from the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, China…

Follow us on social media

Monday, 18 November 2019

Our social media profiles are up and running! 

Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

If you've pledged, please share and tag us and include #thinklikeavegan

And you can now also sign up for our newletter on our website 

With so much gratitude, 

Emi & Eva

Thank you!

Sunday, 17 November 2019

In the less than 48 hours since sharing our book with you, we are amazed at all the lightbulbs turning on! 

We want to thank each and every one of the 44 of you who have set our campaign in motion to an astounding 33% of funding already. It’s humbling to know we are surrounded by kind, open minded and generous people. 

We are so looking forward to our public launch on 19 November.

100% funding…

Publication date: May 2021
106% funded
355 backers