Tea and cakes and books – what more could you wish for? The 1940s themed launch party for Winter Downs, the WW2 crime novel from 6X6 author Jan Edwards, of course!
Tea and cake as Jan reads from Winter Downs and answers your questions.
There will also be readings from other authors with a 40s flavour so come and join in the celebrations and be the first to buy a signed copy of Winter Downs.
Saturday 3rd June in the Tolkien room at City Central Library, Hanley, between 11.30 and 13.15.
In January of 1940 a tiny rural community on the Sussex Downs, already preparing for invasion from across the Channel, finds itself deep in the grip of a snowy landscape with an ice-cold killer on the loose.
Bunch Courtney stumbles upon the body of Jonathan Frampton in a woodland clearing. Is this a case of suicide, or is it murder? Bunch is determined to discover the truth but can she persuade the dour Chief Inspector Wright to take her seriously?
Winter Downs: First in the Bunch Courtney Investigates series.
Winter Downs is published by Penkhull Press and will be available in paper and e formats.
In addition to J M Moore and Steph Hutton the Winter 6X6 on 6th December also features :
June is a poet who also writes short stories and fiction. June was recently one of six joint winners in a national writing competition “Write Science” sponsored by Stella Duffy OBE, and judged by a panel of writers including Val McDermid. June performed her winning poem “Listening to Jupiter” on Six Towns Radio and at the Josiah Wedgwood Institute. June is also much engaged in helping run a writers group in Stoke on Trent, City Voices Creative Writers.
Liz has been writing for around two years , taking inspiration from her work as well as finding beauty in ordinary things.
Published in the Bath Short Story Award Anthology 2015, in National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2016, and on Storgy.com (pronounced like orgy!!!). Debbie won Sentinel and Staffs University “Too Write” short story competition in conjunction with the Stoke on Trent Hot Air Literary Festival 2016. She is Vice Chair of City Voices Stoke Creative Writers Group.
A writer and poet of many years standing and stalwart of the Newcastle Library writing group.
Entry is free – starts at 7pm prompt – come and hear local writers and buy their books!
Your chance to hear 6 writers in one evening!
6X6 dates for your diary in 2017 are:
Spring 2017 14th march, 7.00 pm – City Central Library, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Summer 2017 13th June, 7.00 pm – City Central Library, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Autumn 2017 12th September, 7.00 pm – City Central Library, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Winter 2017 12th December, 7.00 pm – City Central Library, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
6 writers – 6 minutes!
If you are a Midlands writer with a publication due next year drop us a message!