19-21 January 2018
Have you always dreamed of writing your memoir? Yes? Then join us for the inaugural RedDoor Writers’ Weekend where a team of experts will help you get you started, get you motivated – and get you writing!
Led by Marnie Summerfield Smith from YourMemoir, you will enjoy dinner with some published memoirists, a weekend of workshops and one-to-ones, all in the beautiful surroundings of West Rocks Hotel, Eastbourne. Please book early to avoid disappointment – and remember, this could be a great gift too!
Or telephone us on 01444 240152 if you have any queries.
15 July 2017 – 6.30-8.30
Join us at Waterstones, Leeds, 93-97 Albion St, Leeds LS1 5JS to meet Mark Thompson, author of the critically acclaimed debut novel, DUST. Get your copy signed and have a chat with Mark about the book and his journey to becoming a published author.
18 September 2017 – 7.30-9.00
Hurstpierpoint Arts Festival
Andrew Marshall will be in conversation withElla Berthoud discussing his moving memoir My Mourning Year. Please visit the Festival website to book your ticket.
‘Wonderfully comforting’ – Guardian
5 July 2017 – 3.00pm onwards
Crown Manor House Hotel, Lyndhurst
Dorit Oliver-Wolff will be signing copies of her memoir From Yellow Star to Pop Star on 5 July at the Crown Manor House Hotel in Lyndhurst. All welcome – do pop in and say hello!
22 June 2017 – 6.30-8.30
We are delighted to be launching Being Simon Haines at Waterstones Leadenhall on 22 June. Described by Ian Sansom as ‘Beautiful, intelligent, and thoroughly readable’ this is definitely one to watch.
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!
23 April 2017 – 11.30-12.30
Old Divinity School, St Johns Street, Cambridge
Crowdfunding and subscription models of publishing are not new but with new online tools and smart marketing techniques writers can see their work published and promoted by committed professionals. Come and ask Dan Kieran of Unbound and Clare Christian of RedDoor Publishing how they can help writers find the widest audience for their books. Chaired by Rachel Calder.
18 April 2017 – 7.30-9.00
Waterstones Brighton and RedDoor Publishing present bestselling author Andrew Marshall in conversation with Sarah Hutchings at the launch of his memoir My Mourning Year.
A moving and insightful exploration of a year of grief – Mail on Sunday
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.
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.
18 May 2017 – 7.00-9.00
Join us to celebrate the publication of Darren Young’s debut novel – the chilling Child Taken. Darren will be in conversation with RedDoor author Alex Marsh so join us over a glass of wine to find out a little more about Darren and what inspired him to write the book.
A very promising new writer – Peter James
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.
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.