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We are hosting a discussion between an author, an editor and a bookseller. Brightstorm author, Vashti Hardy (Scholastic), will be joining editor and Director of Manuscriptfeedback.com (and former Golden Egg Academy editor), Emma Greenwood, and bookseller Tamsin Rosewell for an evening’s discussion about today’s book industry. What does an editor look for in a submitted manuscript? How does a bookseller choose which books they want to promote? What is the relationship between an author and their editor? Whether you…Find out more »
Come and meet author Caroline Lea, whose latest book, The Glass Woman is published by Penguin this month. The book is set in Iceland in 1686, a land haunted by witch trials and steeped in Ancient Sagas. To newly married Rosa there is an evil here. Is it her husband, the villagers - or the land itself? Hear Caroline talk about her research and how for her, the process of writing works. You can join in the discussion too, with…Find out more »
📣 A RATHER HORRID ANNOUNCEMENT😈 We’ve teamed up with our friends at The Albany Theatre in Coventry to bring Horrid Henry creator, Francesca Simon, to Coventry! Join author Francesca Simon to find out what Henry gets up to in his latest mischievous adventures in Up, Up and Away – a brand new collection wickedly funny and totally brilliant stories featuring the inimitable Horrid Henry and containing the 100th Horrid Henry story! Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the series’ publication in…Find out more »
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT - As the long awaited next title in her glorious Chocolat novels is published, we are delighted to be welcoming multi-million-copy bestselling author, Joanne Harris to Kenilworth Books for the launch of The Strawberry Thief. Come and join us for an evening's discussion about literature and the appeal of chocolate, as we hear all about Joanne Harris' new book. Our bookseller, and chair for the evening's event, Tamsin Rosewell, trained as a chocolatier while…Find out more »
🌟📚An opportunity for readers and aspiring writers aged 13-18! 📚🌟 SATURDAY 6th April, 3pm: We’re working with Warwickshire Library as they bring writer, Celia Rees to a special event at their Teen Reading group. This is an amazing opportunity for young adults to meet and ask questions of a hugely accomplished and experienced author. It will take place at Leamington Library. Places are free, but you must book yourself in: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celia-rees-visits-the-teen-reading-group-at-leamington-library-tickets-54240183850Find out more »