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Speaking of Nature – at MEREFEST

I am organising the SPEAKING OF NATURE tent at Ellesmere’s MEREFEST – on Saturday 16th September 2017 Here is the official poster from Merefest: Pop along for a bit – or join me for the whole thing from 11am to 9pm Its a wonderful setting There’s lots of other things going on throughout the day […]

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News about Lisa Blower’s Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks by Lisa Blower is now on the top five shortlist for the Arnold Bennett Book Prize!! Earlier this year it was announced that Sitting Ducks had made it on to their longer shortlist. But now the judges final decision will be between Sitting Ducks, 2 poetry collections, a new edit of a Bennett novel […]

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Fair Acre Press answers

We have recently joined the Independent Publisher’s Guild (IPG) – and what a GREAT organisation it is for small and independent publishers!! The chief executive of IPG rang me a few months ago, when Fair Acre Press joined – and in the half hour of conversation-  she crammed in enough money-saving, business improving and altogether-great […]

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Your LAST CHANCE to buy!! or donate x

This is your last chance to buy, or donate to the Kickstarter campaign I am running on behalf of Fair Acre Press Go here – to either donate from £1 to whatever as a kindness, a generous support of a tiny publishing house with huge ambitions for its writers, projects and books. buy a copy […]

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Listen to Matthew Oates

Just over a year ago I interviewed Matthew Oates on the subject of Stinging Nettles – for the Arts Council England-funded project “Maligned Species” You can hear that less than 20 minute podcast here TOMORROW our kickstarter campaign closes – and your ONLY chance to buy a limited edition hardback copy of Matthew Oates’ new […]

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