Author: Claire Buskin

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New podcast from Essex Library Services

The Only Way is Reading is a podcast brought to you by Essex Library Services. It is dedicated to bringing you great book recommendations and interest ...

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Stand Up For Diversity online event

Online via ZoomWednesday 3 June 7.30pm (registration from 7.15pm) Join us for an evening of three-minute mini-talks as we continue with our series of ...

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Mercury Theatre VE Day Celebrations

Mercury Theatre will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day this Friday 8th May, with a range of exciting, safe, socially distanced and online ...

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Event guest presents Jim Al-Khalili with personal portrait

During Essex Book Festival 2020, quantum physicist, author and broadcaster, Jim Al-Khalili gave a talk about his first ever novel, Sunfall. After the ...

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World Book Night – 23rd April

World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that tackles life’s big challenges through the proven power of reading. It is a ...

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Upload – Calling all writers, poets and storytellers

Here is your chance to showcase your talent on the BBC. You can upload any kind of content: audio, video, text and images to the BBC via their upload ...

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Writing to get you through: A six-week online writing workshop

Cath Drake, poet and nonfiction writer, is running a six-week online writing workshop called ‘Writing to Buoy Us’ which begins on the 9th April. ...

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The Reading Agency – helping you stay connected during Covid-19 isolation

The Reading Agency staff have collaborated on a toolkit containing their programmes’ digital resources as well as ideas on how to stay connected ...

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BookBound 2020: the world’s first antiviral literary festival

Monday 27 April to Sunday 3 May 2020 A new online literary festival has been launched bringing authors and readers together online for 7 days of ...

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We’re launching our Criminally Good Crime Writing Story Competition

To make up for the disappointment of cancelling this year’s Golden Age of Crime Weekend at the Park Inn Palace Hotel in Southend-on-Sea, Essex Book ...