Nottingham’s LGBTQ Author Festival!Saturday 3rd June 11:00 - Sunday 4th June 16:00 at Nottingham
An amazing weekend of LGBTQ Literature from the Authors of Bold Strokes Books, one of the largest LGBT publishers in the world.
Over two days, eleven authors in eight events with after parties nearby in the city, there will be readings, author Q&As, discussion panels and workshops for aspiring or established writers to develop their work and pitch it before our editorial panel!All of these events are free to attend.
•11:15 - 12:00 WHERE TO START?
◦Authors talk about the inception of a book.
◦I. Beacham, Michelle Grubb, Amy Dunne
•12:15 - 1:00 TALK TO ME: WRITING GOOD DIALOGUE
◦The tricky bits of talking to each other on the page.
◦Anna Larner, Brey Willows, Crin Claxton
•LUNCH: 1:00 - 2:00
•2:15 - 3:00 DANGER, CONFLICT, UH-OH
◦What makes for a good story? These authors can tell you:
◦Jane Fletcher, Lesley Davis, Rebecca S. Buck
•3:15 - 4:00 WHERE TO END?
◦Happily ever after? Or happy for now?
◦Robyn Nyx, Crin Claxton, Matt Bright
•4:30 - 7:00 AUTHOR-READER AFTER PARTY AT FARADAYS (Just up the street)
•11:00 - 11:20 PITCH SESSIONS
◦(email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up)
•11:30 - 12:15 PUBLISHING BRUNCH: THE DO’S AND DON’TS
◦Authors offer tips and thoughts on gettng published.
◦Matt Bright, Lesley Davis, Michelle Grubb
•12:30 - 1:15 FRESH AND FORTHCOMING
◦Authors discuss their new and upcoming works.
◦Anna Larner, I. Beacham, Robyn Nyx, Brey Willows, Lesley Davis, Michelle Grubb, Jane Fletcher
•1:30 - 2:30 QUIZZICAL QUEERIOS!
◦Authors versus audience! Hands on the buzzer...
◦Jane Fletcher, Rebecca S. Buck, Brey Willows, Amy Dunne, Matt Bright, Lesley Davis
•3:00 - 5:00 LAZY LUNCH
◦Provided by The New Foresters * Last chance for signed books! (0.5 mile away)