27 September 2016
Join us to celebrate the publication of local author Mark Thompson’s ‘remarkable’ debut novel, Dust. Take part in a Q&A with the author, find out more about the publishing process, and enjoy a glass of wine or two!
4 October 2016
University of Sussex
School of Global Studies South Asia Literary Evening
Hilary Standing will be joining two more Sussex-based writers for an evening of readings, drama, discussion and Q&A on the theme of South Asian Fictions. Set in Bangladesh, Hilary’s novel The Inheritance Powder explores aid, corruption, arsenic poison and the dilemmas of love. Copies will be available for purchase at a discounted price!
The readings and discussion with Hilary and Minoli Salgado will take place at the Dhaba in the Arts C building, while the performance of Raminder Kaur’s Silent Sisters will be held in the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts. Admission for both events is free, but tickets for the performance must be booked in advance. Visit the event page on the University of Sussex website for more information.
15 October 2016
For another chance to meet Mark Thompson and have a chat with the author of the critically acclaimed Dust, come along to this event. Starting at 1pm, you can get your copy signed and also hear about Mark’s journey to becoming a published author.
Keep an eye on the Waterstones, Harrogate Twitter page for updates.
20 October 2016
Meeching WI, Newhaven
Book Talk with Richard Masefield
Richard Masefield will be on the road again in October, this time visiting Meeching Hall in Newhaven to talk to members of the local Women’s Institute about his four novels set in Sussex: The White Cross, Chalkhill Blue, Brimstone, and Painted Lady.
New members and visitors are welcome to join, and you can find out how to get to the hall here.
31 October 2016
Eastbourne Ashridge Circle
Talk with Dorit Oliver-Wolff
Holocaust survivor, RedDoor author and Eastbourne resident Dorit Oliver-Wolff will be sharing her remarkable story with the members of the Eastbourne Ashridge Circle on Halloween. Hear first-hand the events related in her memoir, From Yellow Star to Pop Star, as Dorit escapes the persecution of German soldiers as a young Jew and later becomes a singing sensation.