Set in Edmundsbury (a small town in east England), Brexit has just happened and the complications of this change have started to become very apparent. A political party known as ‘England Always’ are rising up and causing trouble. A large housing estate is set to be torn down to be redeveloped by the tech company… Continue reading Book review: Perfidious Albion by Sam Byers
As a child, Tilly was always playing with ghosts, sipping fizzy drinks and had a fascination for matches. When Tilly is whisked away to live with her mother at Queenie Malone’s beautiful Paradise Hotel, she finally found a place where she fits in. To her dismay, Tilly is sent away to boarding school with no… Continue reading Book review: Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan
East Anglia is, of course, home to many wonderful writers. We are hoping to uncover even more local talent with our popular Short Story Competition. If you are, or if you know, a young budding author, why not encourage them to enter? Entry forms are available from firstname.lastname@example.org Prizes The winning stories will be published in… Continue reading Short Story Competition
The Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival returns in October and we are excited to celebrate all things literature. There are so many writers out there waiting to make their appearance, but for now here are some writers from Bury St Edmunds or who have some connection to Bury! These three will be at the festival… Continue reading Authors from Bury St Edmunds
Here are some of our recommendations of where to go, relax and read a book in between the exciting festival events.