Book Features

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We caught up with Virginia Astley about her debut poetry collection The English River

We review Virginia Astley’s debut poetry collection, The English River and caught up with Virginia about the writing process.

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Amanda Saint

Interviews

We caught up with writer Amanda Saint about Retreat West

We caught up with Amanda to find out more about her independent publishing press, Retreat West Books.

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We caught up with South West writer Julian Stockwin about his latest novel

The Iberian Flame is Julian Stockwin’s twentieth Thomas Kydd novel. We reviewed it and caught up with Julian to find out more.

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The Match

We review Penzance based writer and illustrator Russell Ayto’s latest picture book The Match and catch up with him about his earliest memories of reading and what it’s like to write and illustrate his work.

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Skylarks

. We review Wiltshire based Karen Gregory’s latest novel, Skylarks and catch up with her about writing in the South West.

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All Rivers Run Free

Here is a Cornwall where the land is ravaged, isolation is the order of the day and one woman’s voice has become lost to the elements and in the raging of all those around her…but is all as it seems?

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Interviews

Jay Bird Poetry Show

We caught up with South West based Juliet Bird to find out more about her new show What Days We’re Having Now.

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Inspiring young writers in the UK’s Ocean City, Lauren Child Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate comes to Plymouth

We told you in January that Lauren Child, Waterstones Children’s Laureate was coming to Plymouth in May. We’re delighted to share more details about this event.

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Reviews

Cornish Short Stories: a collection of contemporary Cornish writing

The stories in this collection are complex, complicated and intriguing. You will not find on these pages tributes to tourist towns or odes to the great Cornish pasty. Yes, there are familiar traditions, places and tales but they are not explored in expected ways.

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Interview: Dr Miriam Darlington on being a writer in the South West

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 ahead of her Sharing Stories talk on Saturday.

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Reading Lists

World Book Day 2018: our love letter to reading and writers in South West England

There’s only one day left until the most bookish day of the year. To celebrate, our CEO has written a love letter to reading and writers in the region.

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Interviews

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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Creative Writing Course

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June 9 @ 10:30 am - June 30 @ 12:30 pm
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WriteClub - Work in Progress

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June 14 @ 7:00 pm - July 19 @ 9:00 pm