Gloucestershire & Neighbouring Counties October Lunch

Gloucestershire
Location: Stroud
Address: Amberley Inn (near Stroud), Culver Hill, Amberley, Stroud GL5 5AF
Event time: 12 noon
Join us for a lunch and talk from guest speaker Jamila Galvin on organising local book festivals.

Event details

Please join us for the October meeting of the Gloucestershire group with a talk on organising local book festivals from guest speaker, and Costa Book Award winner, Jamila Gavin. We will be meeting at 12 noon for lunch followed by speaker - finish at 2.30. 

Jamila Gavin is a local author of children's and young adult fiction, her novel Coram Boy, won the Whitbread Book Award (now the Costa Book Award) in 2000, she has a canon of novels and stories to her name. She is also Artistic Director of the Stroud Book Festival, which ran for the first time in 2016 and is on again 2-5 November. She will talk to us about the joys and sorrows of organising a local book festival.

Please contact Judith Gunn if you want to join us. 

Also please feel free to join the Gloucestershire Society of Authors Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/glossoa/

 

For further information on upcoming talks and meetings:

Penny Quest - penny@pennyquest.co.uk

Robert Forde - raforde@gmail.com