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Book:Match me if you can:2016
Author: Gorman, Michele
Year 2016
Media class: Book
Publisher: Avon
Resource type: Physical
Author: Ahern, Cecelia.
Year 2016.
Media class: eBook
Publisher: HarperCollins
Resource type: Electronic
Book:The time traveler's wife, a novel:2004
Author: Niffenegger, Audrey
Year 2004
Media class: Book
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Resource type: Physical
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Some of the great feedback from the ABC of Love event. ‘Very Enjoyable’, ‘ Lots of fun decorating my cupcake’, ‘Both authors were very Interesting’, ‘The sparkling wine was a nice treat’, ‘Can’t wait to try the cupcake (that I decorated myself) when I get home’, ‘Kate (Walker) opened my eyes to Mills & Boon’. 

Here's some feedback from our Guy Mankowski Author Event - "One of the most interesting author talks I have been to. Very inciteful."

This year the Doncaster Literary Festival, “Turn the Page” has been organised in a different way. We will not be just having a weekend to celebrate all things Literary; we will be celebrating throughout the year. We will be working in partnership with different organisations and authors to bring you a varied programme throughout the year.

Here are the events that are coming up on the programme:

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Jenn Ashworth
Doncaster Central Library
Thursday 19 April 7-8pm

Jenn Ashworth was born in 1982 in Preston. She studied English at Cambridge and since then has gained an MA from Manchester University, trained as a librarian and run a prison library in Lancashire. She now lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Lancaster. Her first novel, A Kind of Intimacy, was published in 2009 and won a Betty Trask Award. In 2011 her second, Cold Light, was published by Sceptre and she was chosen by BBC's The Culture Show as one of the twelve Best New British Novelists. In 2013 her third novel, The Friday Gospels, was published to resounding critical acclaim.

Jenn will be talking about her latest book Fell.

Author Jenn Ashworth

Sarah Dunnakey
Doncaster Central Library
Thursday 24 May 10-11am

After brief stints as a college librarian, an education officer and an NHS researcher, Sarah landed her dream job as a Question Researcher on Mastermind. She now writes and verified the questions for a plethora of TV shows including University Challenge and Pointless. Sarah's work, especially researching the Specialist Subjects on Mastermind, has been a rich source of ideas for her writing. Her short story, The Marzipan Husband was broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The Companion won the Northern Writers'Award and is Sarah's first novel.

Author Sarah Dunnakey

Richard Smyth
Doncaster Central Library
Thursday 14 June 7-8pm

Richard is a writer, researcher and editor based in Bradford. He is a regular contributor to Bird Watching magazine and reached the final of Mastermind with a specialist subject of British Birds. He writes and reviews for The Times, The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Literary Review, The New Statesman, BBC Wildlife, New Humanist, Illustration and New Scientist, and has appeared on BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends. He also writes novels and short fiction and has written several history books including English History: Strange But True (History Press, 2014).

Richard will be talking about his latest book A Sweet Wild Note.

Author Richard Smyth


All Read Regional Event Tickets £3.00 - booking essential

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