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Preston Waterstones to host two author events this summer

Authors Hopwood DePree and Gillian McAllister will attend book events at Preston Waterstones in June and July. On Tuesday, 21 June, Hopwood DePree will visit Preston to discuss his book, ‘Downton […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man writes short stories during recovery from stroke

A Preston man has written his first book following a major operation to remove a cyst from his brain. Paul Walmsley, who underwent his operation at Royal Preston Hospital, then […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council to explore ‘fresh vision’ for libraries and museums

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is just one of the venues holding events during half-term Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire councillors will assess the role of museums and libraries in county cultural life at a cabinet meeting this February. Councillors will consider approving a ‘fresh vision’ for two distinct […]

5 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble crime author lands book deal after winning Joffe Books Prize

Christie Newport An Ashton-on-Ribble author with a rare autoimmune disease has secured a two-book deal after winning the Joffe Books Prize for Crime Writers of Colour. In 2015, Christie Newport fundraised for life-saving […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Graffiti artist writes poignant literary quotes in Preston’s backstreets

An anonymous artist has created a trail of literature quotations in the backstreets of Preston. The unauthorised graffiti artworks – installed without permission – form a unique trail which take […]

7 months ago
Preston author publishes debut YA novel ‘Sisters of Shadow’ at city Waterstones

A Preston author has this month launched her HarperCollins debut YA novel at Waterstones. Preston-born Katherine Livesey published ‘Sisters of Shadow’ with the publisher’s digital-first division One More Chapter, launching […]

8 months ago
First Stonyhurst Literature and Film Festival takes place this weekend

Stonyhurst College celebrates its rich history this weekend with the first Stonyhurst Literary and Film Festival. Visitors from across the country will share a programme of captivating authors, speakers and […]

3 years ago
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