July 2015

Ali Shaw at Wordpool Today

Ali Shaw at Wordpool Today

Ali Shaw started our Wordpool Thurs off… ‘charming’ , ‘endearing’, ‘interesting’, ‘fascinating’ just some of the positive descriptions of Ali’s talk from  today’s audience. And going off book sales and borrows we think he’s gained a lot of new readers in Blackpool.

Elly Griffiths at Wordpool Today

Elly Griffiths at Wordpool Today

Elly Griffiths completely won over her Wordpool audience this afternoon. A really engaging speaker, Elly shared  interesting anecdotes about her life and writing inspirations. It’s Elly’s second appearance at Wordpool and she’s left behind a admiring and growing fanbase.

Helen Pfifer Author Talk – CANCELLED

Unfortunately  we have cancelled our Helen Phifer author talk scheduled to take place on Fri 3 July at 3pm, Central Library.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download We wish Helen the very best and hope to have her take part in next year’s Wordpool. We offer our sincerest apologies for the cancellation but hope […]

Tasha Kavanagh

Tasha Kavanagh Author Talk – CANCELLED

It is with that regret we have to announce that Tasha Kavanagh will not be able to attend Wordpool due to ill health. Tasha was due to talk about her book Things We have in Common at 12.30pm today at Central Library. Please speak to a member of the Wordpool Team who will be happy to refund your […]

Wordpool’s Pop Up Book Shop

Wordpool’s Pop Up Book Shop

Our library staff have put together an amazing collection of books from our Wordpool authors. Lots of people taking advantage of the great discounts tonight and the Pop Up Book Shop will be at all our events.

Carys Bray – Sweet Home

Carys Bray – Sweet Home

Did you catch Carys Bray’s collection of short stories on BBC Radio 4 earlier this year? Sweet Home won the 2012 Scott Prize and five episodes are available to listen to on the BBC Radio 4 Extra website. You can catch Carys Bray with fellow author Amanda Brooke in conversation at Wordpool on Friday 3 […]

Wordpool 2015 has launched!

Wordpool 2015 has launched!

The Festival has begun and there is a real buzz of excitement down here at the Winter Gardens Mazzei Cafe with beautiful piano music from Mike Taylor setting just the right note for the evening. Deputy Mayor Cllr Tony Brown and Deputy Mayoress Mrs Angela Brown are due to arrive any minute now to officially […]