This page is the virtual equivalent of the stairwell in the shop, where we have notices and posters etc. These are not things that we necessarily have anything to do with, but may be of interest to those who pass by.

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Beyond Words

News from the Institut Français of their French literature festival ‘Beyond Words‘ from 14th - 21st May. Performances, book launches, film adaptations, staged readings, and literary discussions with acclaimed authors Leïla Slimani, Laurent Gaudé , Atiq Rahimi, Marie Darrieussecq and Pénélope Bagieu (and more). French literature, live, loud and proud! It is monoglot friendly, you don‘t need to speak French. Information here.

Asthetica Magazine

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

Aesthetica Magazine run an international literary prize for poetry and short fiction. Thare‘s lot of time to prepare, entries are due at the end of August and a £1,000 prize. Worth a go. More details here here.