Gloucestershire & Neighbouring Counties October Lunch

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 Gavin 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


For further information on upcoming talks and meetings:

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