Saturday 19th May
MORNING WORKSHOP: SARAH GREGORY, AMA BOLTON, SUE SIMS, SHIRLEY WRIGHT, LOUISE GREEN, CLAIRE DYER, HARRY THURSTON, SARA-JANE ARBURY, SUE CHADD, VERONA BASS
FROM THE BOOK TABLE: depending which Bath Writers & Artists subscribers with published books are in the room and not reading their own work elsewhere in the afternoon. ( Ama Bolton? Sue Chadd? Sue Boyle?) This set of readings will conclude with a talk and slide presentation by SUE SIMS about her recent experiences of being a writing fellow at Hawthornden.
Sue will also advise other writers how they can apply.
TO BLOG OR NOT TO BLOG? LOVING
AND HATING THE NEW TECHNOLOGY how we are all engaging with the ‘new technology.’ An illustrated sharing and discussion session hosted by Sue Boyle and ? to include an overview of our blog.
THE WORK OF MICHAEL SYMMONS ROBERTS.
An Introduction …… An Appreciation ……. A Celebration
with contributions from
FRANCES-ANNE KING & SHIRLEY WRIGHT ( ‘Drysalter’)
Michael Symmons Roberts will be reading at the Holburne Museum in Bath on the evening of our meetup. He is one of our major writers and it will be well worth while to immerse ourselves in his work for part of the afternoon as a prelude to hearing him read. Suggestions welcome from all interested in this idea. If we can create a really seriously good programme, I will invite him to drop by……
Booked in for the Holburne Reading: Sue Boyle, Sarah Gregory
Shirley Wright will introduce her latest collection
Claire Dyer will introduce her latest novel ‘The Last Day’ which was published by The Dome Press on 15th February 2018