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Story Safari is only 1 week way

Story Safari is only 1 week way

We were looking through some of last years Wordpool Family Day photos and thought we would share some of them with you as this years Story Safari Family Day is only 1 week away! Last year we were very fortunate to have the most glorious sunshine; the most talented volunteers, artists and story tellers and […]

Pre Wordpool preparations are go!

We are working away like busy beavers today getting ready for our visiting authors. We have ordered in spades the following for Wordpool: Sunshine ✓ Blue Skies ✓ An amazing selection of authors from across the UK ✓ The friendliest audiences in the UK ✓ An array of pastries, cakes, snacks and drinks ✓ All booked and ready for the […]

Tasha Kavanagh, did you know…

Tasha Kavanagh, did you know…

Tasha Kavanagh worked in film editing for 10 years, on features including ‘Twelve Monkeys’, ‘Seven Years in Tibet’ and ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’. She has an MA in Creative Writing from UEA. She is 45, lives in Hertfordshire with her family and THINGS WE HAVE IN COMMON is her first novel. read Central Library’s Team […]

A Song for Issy Bradley – A Review

Since our Wordpool displays popped up across Blackpool Libraries, we’ve been inundated with praise for our Wordpool authors. Debut novelist Carys Bray seems to be developing quite the fan base in Blackpool with recommendations for her book, A Song for Issy Bradley, flooding in. Here’s what one of our readers thought.. This is a deeply […]

The Ides of April by Lindsey Davis – Guardian review

We thought we would share The Guardians wonderful review of Lindsey Davis’s new book The Ides of April. Lindsey’s very popular Flavia Albia has quite a following across all our libraries. Come join Lindsey for afternoon tea on Thursday 3 July at Layton Library. Tickets are available from any Blackpool Library or via Eventbrite. We are running […]

Hot off the press… Wordpool 2014 Programme

Hot off the press… Wordpool 2014 Programme

 We are so very excited to share with you our lovely new programme for Wordpool 2014!! This year helping us celebrate the amazing and diverse ways we all use words are internationally acclaimed authors Ann Cleeves, Peter Robinson, Sophie Hannah and Lindsey Davis. We are also delighted to be showcasing new writing talent with Emma […]

Exciting News from Bluemoose Books about NOD by Adrian Barnes

Wordpool hosted talks and book signings with Adrian during our 2012 festival to help Bluemoose launch NOD so we are very excited to hear that Fox has bought the Film and TV rights for the book…   Bluemoose Books Press Release. Tuesday 8th October 2013. FILM and TV rights for NOD by Adrian Barnes bought by global media giant […]

National Poetry Day Broadcast

National Poetry Day Broadcast

Listen again if you missed our Clancy Mason and Dead Good Poet Ashley Lister on the radio today, 2.22 in to about 2.45, chatting about poetry and Wordpool. Well worth twenty minutes of your time – well done Clancy and Ashley http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01gy51m