Book Features

Writers

Autumn, pumpkin & poetry trails, and trees

Our Greenway writer-in-residence has been seeing in the autumn season with poetry trails, walks and reading circles, read her latest blog post on all the work she’s been doing.

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Interviews

We interview novelist Wyl Menmuir who is speaking at this year’s ‘How To Get Published’ conference

In the run up to this year’s ‘How to Get Published’ event, we’ll be interviewing the speakers to give you a taste of the insider information they’ll be sharing. We start with novelist Wyl Menmuir

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Writers

Rural writing: celebrating South West writing talent

We’re always looking to support writing that focuses on place and encourages readers to think about how where they live impacts upon their lives, find out how we’re doing that this year and beyond. (Includes an exciting ‘Word on Tour’ announcement!)

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Reviews

Coconut Unlimited

Whilst Coconut Unlimited is a novel which riffs on juxtapositions and binaries: cultural diversity and symbiosis, self-identity and self-crisis , reality and dreams, there can be no duality to its success. An excellently observed and strikingly relevant novel, it is thoroughly recommended.

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Reviews

Toots

An irrepressible spirit, reverence to whom is given by the voice of the poems, it is difficult not to be captivated by Toots from the outset of the collection.

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Reviews

An Inventory of Heaven by Jane Feaver

Shipleigh is a rural treasure, a hamlet in the depths of the Devon countryside, far-removed from modern civilisation. The isolated peace of Shipleigh provides a welcome relief from the devastation…

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Writers

Reflections on a residency: our Hardy’s Cottage writer-in-residence Virginia Astley On Apple Day 2017

Virginia Astley has been writer-in-residence at Hardy’s Cottage in Dorchester throughout September and October. As the residency draws to a close, we asked her to share some of her writer’s journal with us.

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Reviews

Now You Can Look

These are poems yes, and written in that style and yet they are also stories, snapshots and flashes of revelation which reveal a life, it doesn’t matter whose, which is full of vivid passion and vibrancy.

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Writers

A way of being free*… Roselle Angwin for Writing Places

After a writing packed day of events celebrating National Poetry Day (the theme of which was ‘Freedom’) and delivering her first Novel Writing Course session, Roselle Angwin, our Greenway writer-in-residence aptly reflects on the freeing nature of writing and sharing words.

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Reviews

Hearth

Indeed, nothing is more appealing than the soundtrack of a crackling fire as one escapes into a world of another’s making.

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We review Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek and catch up with writer Anthony O’Neill

Brooding dark secrets veiled in London smog which hides whispered secrets, a large and foreboding townhouse which contains the secrets of its owner’s tragic end , readers are instantly transported to Victorian England, but is all as it seems?

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Reviews

National Poetry Day Approaches and We Review Pascale Petit’s Mama Amazonica

Whilst we wait for the arrival of National Poetry Day and our celebrations with our Writing Places writers-in-residence, we want to share our review of Petit’s new collection with you. We think it’s definitely one for your National Poetry Day wish lists.

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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