It’s shaping up to be a fabulous Novel Nights. For our third event Nathan Filer will read from The Shock of the Fall, followed by your chance to ask questions and answers. Nathan needs no introduction. If you haven’t yet read his book here’s a link to Waterstones : http://bit.ly/1oQtJqK
During the second half, these fabulous local novelists will read from their work:
Mike Manson: author of two novels, and three history books. Mike was editor of Bristol Review of Books, has been an organiser of Bristol Festival of Literature and is initiator of Shedfest – probably the world’s smallest literary festival in a shed.
Anne Corlett is a criminal lawyer, has completed two novels and is represented by the Richford Becklow agency. She has been on various competition longlists and shortlists, and recently won the HE Bates prize and was placed third in the Bristol prize. She blogs regularly at http://consummatechaosblog.
Maunagh Kelly is a portrait painter and a member of Bristol Novelists. Her work will be read by resident Novel Nights actor, Duncan Bonner. Her second novel, ‘Number 61’ is set in the the Seventies. The story revolves around commune life.
Paul McIntyre: Will read from his third novel, ‘Blubber Bullet’ which is a thriller about obesity and redemption. Paul was long-listed for the Bristol and Bath short story competitions 2013 and is a member of Bristol Novelists. He started writing in earnest 8 years ago after various careers which included working with Adults with Learning Disabilities and running an ironing service.
Eugene Lambert recently graduated from Bath Spa University with an MA in writing for young people, He’s represented by Ben Illis, flies gliders and writes in a cabin. His sci-fi thriller was short-listed for AM Heath’s Irish Children’s prize 2013.
Shirley Wright is a novelist, poet and short story writer, and she will read from her novel, Time out of Mind. The theme is woven into a ghost story set in a fictional village in Cornwall
Tickets have sold out for the event on the 26th but there are limited tickets on the door (though you may have to stand).