Book Features

Interviews

Celebrating World Book Day with local nature-writer Dr Miriam Darlington at Torquay Museum

Dr Miriam Darlington will be helping us to celebrate World Book Day on 1st March as we partner with Torquay Museum. Before the event, we caught up with Miriam to find out more about what inspires her and what it’s like to be a writer in the South West.

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Interview: we caught up with Nell Leyshon ahead of her Word on Tour at Cullompton Library

Ahead of her event at Cullompton library with novelist Jane Feaver on 21st February, we caught up Nell Leyshon on the importance of libraries and reading in her life and in her work.

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Reviews

The Queen of Bloody Everything

A major take-away from this novel for me was the underlying notion that with self-belief and perseverance, a child who faced adversity could don a costume and become, well, The Queen of Bloody Everything and that for me, made this an essential and important read for 2018.

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Dazzling the Gods

With assured and mesmeric prose, Vowler instantly draws the reader into these stories, a thoroughly recommended read.

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A date for your diaries: Lauren Child, Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate 2017-19 is coming to Plymouth on 12th May!

In partnership with Peninsula Arts, we invite you and your young readers to get inspired by Waterstones Children’s Laureate Lauren Child on 12th May 2018

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Word on Tour hits the road

Word on Tour, our live literature tour of 26 libraries around the region, is now underway.

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Reviews

Anatomy of a Scandal

In true high-octane legal drama style, I found myself flip-flopping from prosecution to defence and back again as the arguments were set forth until at last the truth was rendered and the novel reached a conclusion which will stay with me for a long time. A thoroughly recommended read.

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An Almost Perfect Christmas

Taking into my reading of this festive treat of a book everything I had gleaned about the author, I knew I was in for a very real portrayal of the holiday season…

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Interviews

We interview agent Kate Johnson who is speaking at this year’s ‘How To Get Published’

In the run up to ‘How to Get Published’ we’ve been interviewing this year’s speakers. We close the series with Kate Johnson

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We interview writer editor Alysoun Owen who is speaking at this year’s ‘How To Get Published’

In the run up to ‘How to Get Published’ we’ll be interviewing this year’s speakers. We continue the series with Alysoun Owen

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We interview writer C L Taylor who is speaking at this year’s ‘How To Get Published’

In the run up to ‘How to Get Published’ we’ll be interviewing this year’s speakers. We continue the series with C L Taylor.

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We interview agent Juliet Pickering who is speaking at this year’s ‘How To Get Published’

In the run up to ‘How to Get Published’ we’ll be interviewing this year’s speakers. We continue the series with Juliet Pickering .

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Annual Short Story Prize

£12.00
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3rd October 2017 - 31st May 2018
Thu 22

Debut Poetry Collection Prize

£12
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3rd October 2017 - 30th November 2018