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Festival of Written Word 2018

Wordpool’s Festival of Written Word returns in May, and we have something to suit everyone’s reading taste…. Tuesday 15 May [foogallery id=”3073″] Queens of romance Carole Matthews & Fiona Walker will be joining us for a fashionably late afternoon tea at our fundraiser launch event. So don those formals and florals and join us for ‘G […]

Storytellers Inc. at Wordpool Family Day!

When we’re not borrowing books, our go-to place to buy is always Storytellers, Inc. in St Annes! We’re hooked on their genuine passion for literature and reading and that’s why we’re so excited to welcome them to Family Day for our 10th anniversary… Katie Clapham, proud owner of Storytellers Inc., lets us know what we can look forward […]

Elly Griffiths is Central Library’s Crime Reading Club Pick

Elly Griffiths is Central Library’s Crime Reading Club Pick

Blackpool’s Central Library Crime Reading Group meet on the first Tuesday on every month, 10.30-11.30am, and they know what makes a good crime novel. So we were delighted when Elly Griffiths, one of their favourite writers, agreed to return to Blackpool for this year’s Wordpool. Elly appeared at the festival in 2013 and her friendly […]

The Desmond Elliott Prize #DiscoverADebut

Celebrating the best in debut fiction, The Desmond Elliott Prize is the UK’s most prestigious award for first time novelists. Winners will walk away with £10,000 for the most compelling narrative accompanied with an arresting character. This year’s shortlisted finalists are Claire Fuller, Carys Bray & Emma Healey. I think it’s time we added Claire Fuller […]