A Literary Dame

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A real coup for Clapham Literary Festival this year is the presence of Dame Margaret Drabble.  We are a small and relatively new literary festival and we’re very lucky to manage to attract someone of Dame Margaret’s stature. She will … Continue reading

Word Force

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The precision, power and poetry of words. Poetry at Clapham Book Festival this year. Introduced by local poet, art critic and  editor of international poetry forum The Bow-Wow Shop, Michael Glover, our poets are Daljit Nagra and Cecilia Knapp. Michael … Continue reading

How to get published?

That’s the question. Your precious manuscript, the personal history or memoire, the collection of short stories, the long-laboured over novel or that treasured exploration of a subject – how to get them on to bookshop shelves? Some writers might be … Continue reading

Through the Letterbox

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It is now just under six weeks until this year’s Clapham Book Festival takes place on May 12th in Omnibus Theatre and Clapham Library.  So publicity and promotion activity is cranking into gear.  Yesterday a fellow volunteer and I collected … Continue reading