Alison Moore Book Signing, Wed 15 May 7pm
Alison will be discussing and signing copies of her debut short story collection, The Pre-War House and Other Short Stories, at Waterstones (£5/£3).
Roberta Dewa Memoir Launch
Robbie will be launching her memoir, The Memory of Bridges, at Meadows Library this Saturday 18 May at 11am. All welcome.
Lady Bay Arts Festival
…is this weekend, 18-19 May, and co-organised by NWS member Brenda Baxter. Find out what’s going on on Facebook.
Ian Douglas Launches a Children’s Story App
A new app written by Ian Douglas for kids around the world, ‘Snowpo, the Trip for Fish and Chips,’ is now on release in the iTunes store. A bear cub goes looking for lunch in Westminster and ends up in the dock for trespassing. The polar bear has landed!
The Fantastic George Saunders
…acclaimed short-story writer, in conversation with Jon McGregor at the Djanogly Theatre, 28 May at 8pm. Tickets from Lakeside.
Bold Strokes Book Festival, 8-9 June 2013
Join eleven Bold Strokes Books authors at Waterstones for a fantastic weekend of LGBTQ books and fun! Find out more.
Say Sum Thin 5 – Featuring Lemn Sissay
Day Activites 2-6pm £3; Evening Show 7pm-10pm £10-£12
Listen, write and share stories in a magnificent music filled day of workshops, open mics, jams and exhibitions and an evening show…all organised by Mouthy Poets. Call Nottingham Playhouse (0115-941-9419) and book a place at this day of activities now (tickets are limited).
Lowdham Book Festival
This year’s Lowdham Book Festival will run from 19 to 29 June, with the last day featuring the return of the traditional “last Saturday” with dozens of bookstalls and a programme of free events for adults and children. There will also be Lowdham Book Festival on Tour events in Nottingham and Southwell.