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Oxfordshire Book Awards

We are delighted to be attending the Oxfordshire Book Awards today at Abingdon School.

The Oxfordshire Book Awards is a popular reading shadowing scheme. In a similar manner to the… 157 more words


Book Review: The Exit, By Helen Fitzgerald

If psychological thrillers are your thing and you haven’t read work by Australian author Helen Fitzgerald then get your skates on. You can start with The Cry (Faber & Faber, 2013) which Fitzgerald perfectly tunes, throttling the narrative forward at a steady pace until the reader is racing along at a fevered pitch, white-knuckled and desperate to know what happened to Noah – Joanna and Alistair’s newborn son who was apparently taken from the couple’s hire car. 471 more words

Mulberry Fork Review


‘Distracted from distraction by distraction.’

T.S. Eliot, ‘Four Quartets, 1: Burnt Norton’, in Collected Poems 1909-1962 (Faber & Faber)


Keeping it Simple

In a world where hundreds of thousands of books are published every year, there is a genuine argument for simple designs for book covers. Walk into any bookshop and you are faced with a volley of cover designs all vying for your attention. 813 more words


Lord of the Flies – William Golding

I know, I know, I know. It is shocking that someone who claims to love books has missed out on some of the classics, both modern and ‘classic’ classic as I call them, we can’t read everything after all can we? 1,388 more words


Faber New Poets - mentoring scheme!

Fantastic opportunity for UK-based poets who have yet to publish a pamphlet or first collection! The winners receive mentoring, plus financial support and pamphlet publication. Applications must be received on or before 30th January 2015. 11 more words

Creative Writing

Whatever You Love You Are: Willy Vlautin

This year marked the eagerly awaited release of ‘Colfax’, the debut album from The Delines, a country-soul group featuring stalwarts of the Portland, Oregon music scene, featuring novelist and Richmond Fontaine frontman, Willy Vlautin. 275 more words