South West Writers summer lunch

Location: Salisbury
Address: The Mercure White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street, Salisbury, SP1 2SD
Event time: 12.30pm
Join us for lunch followed by a session on book marketing and publicity by EDPR

Event details

Please join us for the South West Writers summer lunch on Thursday 6 June at 12.30pm. New members are welcome. We'll be joined by Emma Draude from EDPR, a public relations company, giving top tips for marketing your books. 

We'll meet in the Spires Bar at the White Hart Hotel in Salisbury for a drink from 12.30pm before lunch in the Squires Dining Room at 1pm. The two course lunch, followed by coffee and chocolates, costs £19 for members/£20 for guest non-members.

Following lunch, Emma will talk about about the changing face of book PR, discoverability and new opportunities for spreading the word about books.

EDPR are a public relations company based in central London which specialises in publishing and awards PR (including our own Society of Authors' Awards). They work with clients all the major UK publishers and smaller independent publishers. She has been in the industry for over 25 years and last year won Campaign of the Year at the 2018 British Book Awards.

There is car parking available at the hotel and a park and ride service from outside the city. Please give your name at the check-in desk when you arrive.

Please book in advance by completing this form and emailing to local organiser Judith no later than 25 May.