We’re thrilled to see that author Kevin Brooke is recognised as an inspiration to others. He does wonderful work with young writers and has encouraged many to express their creativity and enter competitions such as the Rotary Young Writer competition. The Rotary Club of Pershore were delighted with the entries following Kevin’s workshops.
The same article appeared in many local papers, but, in case you missed it, to see what Hereford Times, Worcester News and the Daily Echo reported click here.
Join us, Thursday 15 March for a 7.30pm start, Drummonds Bar, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP – free entry and books will be available. Math will read accompanied by other voices poetic and musical.
Many of Math’s magical, moving and evocative poems were written in and about Worcester, and, he says ‘in many ways owe their existence to the support and enthusiasm of the people of the Worcestershire literary world.’
‘Math has a beautiful elegance with words, whether he is writing from a character’s or his own perspective there is always something to learn about the human condition.’
Jake Wild Hall—Boomerang Club, author of ‘Solomon’s World’
Math has been well-known and loved on the Worcester scene for many years and is now sharing his talents in London. He returns to Worcester for the launch of his first collection of poetry ‘Sabrina Bridge’ a celebration of Worcestershire with a mix of others including the magical ‘Puck In Love’:
‘…with Mustardseed. They kiss, of course—just tongues, / or lips, not both—keep something back.
Pam Keevil launched her first full-length novel Virgin At Fifty in January 2018.
Pam has written since childhood. After a career in primary education and in leadership training, she completed an MA in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of Gloucestershire in 2016. Pam had assumed she would write for children. But found that she prefers romance and murder. She has won several prizes for short stories and been shortlisted in Flash Fiction competitions but prefers to write novels. This is her first full-length novel for adults.
Just what do you do when you’ve got no job, no family, no friends and the world you are plunged into is unfamiliar? This is the challenge for Angie Jarvis when she loses her faith and has to leave the safety and comfort of the convent she joined as a young woman, over thirty years ago. But in her quest to create a new life for herself, there is one certainty; she plans to have sex and plenty of it.
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Rod Griffiths’ third novel, and first for young adults, Triple Trouble launched in January 2018.
Rod Griffiths is a retired professor who writes short stories from an elegant shed in Cheltenham.
Reading minds is impossible, but it saved Rachel’s life. Separated at birth from her triplet brothers, thirteen-year-old Rachel lives on a farm with Megan, her adoptive mum. Is telepathy the secret to finding her brothers?
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The LitFest Young Writer anthology, sponsored by Titania, was launched 19 November 2017 at the Titania offices in Barbourne, Worcester.
This book of short stories by young writers aged between 7-17 would be a fab Christmas gift, though acceptable at any time of year! To get your copy of this intriguing anthology, based on the theme “Artificial Intelligence” see below.
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Note: there is a typo in the first edition of the anthology, Paul Howard’s flash “Delayed Train” on page 25 of Wired was incorrectly attributed to Paul Harris. A genuine error for which we apologise. It will be corrected in subsequent editions.
Following Mogs’s fabulous launch events, we’re pleased to offer copies of Poems Your Parents Won’t Like direct from Black Pear Press. A smashing read with wonderful illustrations for children of all ages. Click here.
If you’d like to find out more about Johnny ‘Mogs’ Morris, here’s a link to his website: johnnymogs.co.uk