Impossible! – Book Launch Events

The book jacket for Michelle Magorian's new book Impossible!We are delighted to announce that Michelle’s new book Impossible! is available in all good book shops now.

Michelle will be appearing at a few events around the country and the official launch will be held at Theatre Royal, Stratford East on 1st December. I asked Michelle why they wanted to use that particular venue for the launch and she wrote this by way of explanation:

“Twelve-year-old Josie, a tomboy from a working class background, is in her first term at a London stage school, which turns out to be more like a finishing school for the upper classes. She is firmly told that there is little possibility of her being given an acting role with a professional company until the following year. Fortunately she is offered one in an American comedy. Unfortunately she is mistaken for one of the other cast members and kidnapped. Read more >>>>

Two Festival Appearances!

I’m very happy to announce that I will be appearing at both the Chalk Valley History Festival and the Festival of Chichester 2014.

Chalk Valley History FestivalIn April I was asked to write an article for the History Hub on the Chalk Valley History Festival Website. I hope it will wet your appetite for my talk, which is on 26th June 2014 at 17:00. Click on the picture to the left to buy tickets.

 

 

Michelle Magorian at the Festival of Chichester 2014If you can’t make that, then I hope you can join me at Chichester Library (tickets only £3!) on July 1st at 19.30.

Here’s a link to book tickets for that Festival of Chichester 2014 event.

I hope to see you there!

News just in: You can buy the brand new Back Home copies at Michelle’s talk at the Festival of Chichester 2014 on July 1st – two days ahead of publication

You can buy the brand new Back Home copies at Michelle’s talk at the Festival of Chichester 2014 on July 1st! – See more at: http://www.michellemagorian.com/#sthash.f6BJOC79.dpuf
You can buy the brand new Back Home copies at Michelle’s talk at the Festival of Chichester 2014 on July 1st! – See more at: http://www.michellemagorian.com/#sthash.f6BJOC79.dpuf

 

Q & A Session With Michelle Magorian At The Bridewell Theatre In London on December 18th

Tower_Theatre_Company_posterI’m happy to announce that I will be appearing at a Question and Answer session on the 18th December after the Tower Theatre Company’s production of Goodnight Mister Tom, The Musical. The Q & A session is FREE to those who have tickets for the Wednesday performance. To secure a ticket please make sure you book in advance!

The shows are at 7.30pm on Tuesday 17th  through to Saturday 21st December and there is a matinee at 3pm onSaturday 21st December.

<<< Click on the poster for more details and to book a ticket.

Break a leg’ to the cast and company and hope to see you there with a question on the 18th.

Independent Bookshops

Photo by Dave Pearson

Photo by Dave Pearson

I recently came across an article Not In Chains, which was written by Doug McLean in the Spring 2006 edition of The Author.

In it he puts the arguments for supporting our independent bookshops beautifully, Read more >>>>