In conversation with Cathy
Bramley and Rachael Lucas

Online – www.iaminprint.co.uk
Sunday 27th September

1.30pm – 2.30pm
£2.50/Free to festival friends

We welcome Nottinghamshire author Cathy Bramley to talk about her wonderful new book: The Patchwork Family, that melted all our hearts and made us smile during lockdown.

Cathy is the Sunday Times Top Ten best-selling author of The Lemon Tree Café and she will be joining us alongside Rachael Lucas, who will be chatting about her heart-warming romantic comedies, including The Telephone Box Library.

Interviewed by Ellen Lavelle

Fosseway Writers discuss their collaborative projects

Online – www.iaminprint.co.uk
Sunday 27th September

7.30pm – 8.30pm
Free/Donation

Fosseway Writers are Newark’s local writing group and last year produced a collaborative novel, Burning Old School Ties: a unique writing project by eight authors writing eight intertwined tales within one story about a school reunion.

This year they are launching The Brinwade Chronicles, a collection of Gothic short stories centred around a fictional village close to Newark, written by an expanded coven of thirteen authors.

Join Nick Rowe and a few other writers from the group to find out how they share ideas, discuss key features and help each other in collective and individual projects.

Newark Literary Walk with Felicity Whittle*

Meet outside Newark Palace Theatre (Arrival 1.50pm)
Sunday 27th September

2.00pm – 3.15pm
£8/£6 Festival Friends

Felicity Whittle, Gold Star Guides, will host a new Newark Literary Walk, this will provide insights into local authors and libraries, poets, diarists and novelists.

Newark has an abundant literary heritage waiting to be explored on this 70-minute walk around the town centre.*Please book early to avoid disappointment.

There is limited capacity for this event. Tickets will not be available on the day.

*You will be required to wear a mask at this event
* Please note this event may be transferred online if government guidelines change

Literature Village

Newark Market Place
Sunday 27th September

10.00am – 3.00pm
Free

We are delighted to welcome back our stallholders to the Market Place, please do come along and support them, buying a book or two this year really will make a difference.

We won’t be having a Festival Stall this year but you visit the Fosseway Writing Group stall and pick up information on becoming a festival friend or purchase a Festival Bag.

Please note that social distancing, queuing, and use of sanitiser applies.

Where you can please bring contactless or change and follow the safety guidelines.

A World of Discovery; Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Panel

Online – www.iaminprint.co.uk
Saturday 26th September

7.30PM – 8.30PM BST
£2.50/Free to Festival Friends

We are delighted to introduce our panel… John Jarrold, ex-publisher of Orbit, and Literary Agent for the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror genres, will chair this event.

He is joined by Adam Nevill, author of The Ritual, currently airing on Netflix. Adam’s latest folk-horror thriller, THE REDDENING will be out in October. 

We are also joined by Newark resident and Science Fiction author Andrew Bannister, his latest book, ACCORDING TO KOVAC, was published in 2020 by NewCon Press. 

This promises to be a fascinating cross genre discussion not to be missed. 

Literature Village

Newark Market Place
Saturday 26th September

9.00am – 3.30pm
Free

We are delighted to welcome back our stallholders to the Market Place, please do come along and support them, buying a book or two this year really will make a difference.

We won’t be having a Festival Stall this year but you visit the Fosseway Writing Group stall and pick up information on becoming a festival friend or purchase a Festival Bag.

Please note that social distancing, queuing, and use of sanitiser applies.

Where you can please bring contactless or change and follow the safety guidelines.

Self-Publishing: 4 things to consider:


Online via Zoom with Narrator Typesetters and designers
Friday 25th September

7.00pm – 7.40pm
Free / Donation

Looking to self-publish but don’t know where to start? This taster webinar can help.

It explores 4 things to consider when self-publishing: ISBNs, proofreading, typesetting and printing.

This informal session (including time for Q&A) will be led by Rachael and Nat from narrator typesetters and designers.

Limited tickets available.