The Bath & Bristol Small Publishers' Gathering will be a day of small publishers talking to each other, and to their customers, about their books, on Saturday 3 November, 2018, in Bath at the Friends' Meeting House on York Street. The morning will be a trade event, with speakers and ...
9th August 2018Alex Cluness
A new book celebrating the life of Brian Sherriff, best known as the founder of BJ Sherriff Protective Beekeeping Clothing, has just been published. The book takes the reader from Brian’s boyhood during the Bristol Blitz, through his military service, where he was stationed at RAF St Eval and Bedruthan ...
19th August 2019Alex Cluness
An evening of live poetry and fiction readings, presented by poet Rachael Allen and novelist Patrick Langley, both of whom will read from their recent work. Rachael Allen published her first full collection of poems, 'Kingdomland', was published by Faber in 2019. References from her childhood in Cornwall cohabit with fictions, ...
10th February 2020Alex Cluness
An illustrated tour through the dark story of our fascination with murder, with renowned historian Lucy Worsley. Lucy has covered the history of this very British obsession in a book and BBC TV series. Here she shares its secrets and explores the history of this phenomenon in forensic detail, examining not ...
28th February 2020Alex Cluness
Lost in Books in Lostwithiel are hosting the book launch of A Confusion of Marys (Shearsman Books) by Sarah Cave & Rupert Loydell. There will be readings and performances from Cave, Loydell & special guest, Maria Stadnicka Doors open at 6.30pm. Free wine & books for sale. SARAH CAVE is a writer, ...
9th March 2020Alex Cluness
Maggie O’Farrell is the author of the Sunday Times no. 1 bestselling memoir I AM, I AM, I AM, and eight novels: AFTER YOU’D GONE, MY LOVER’S LOVER, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US, which won a Somerset Maugham Award, THE VANISHING ACT OF ESME LENNOX, THE HAND THAT FIRST HELD MINE, ...
24th March 2020Alex Cluness
Join in this free, live Debut Panel Q & A with Abbie Greaves (The Silent Treatment), Beth Morrey (Saving Missy) and Clare Pooley (The Authenticity Project). Listen as we chat all things books and publishing and join in with your own writing/reading questions. You don't have to appear on screen, but ...
23rd April 2020Alex Cluness
Join in this free, live online event with PR guru Georgina Moore. Find out how all of the different publicity streams work? What techniques can authors apply to enhance their sales? And just exactly what impact do book charts and prizes have on an author's career? All this and MUCH ...
Join in this free, online chat with Ben Oliver, who's debut The Loop has already sold in several territories and been optioned for the screen. We will be discussing writing sci-fi and speculative fiction for Young Adults and ask Ben's advice on rejection, plotting and world building. To take part you ...
Join in this live, online Q & A with former BBC journalist turned bestselling spy thriller writer Alex Gerlis as he helps us decode piecing an espionage series together. Find out how to turn World War Two facts into fiction and learn how a novel can be optioned for the ...