Monthly Archives: May 2018

GDPR Clapham Wriers Privacy Statement

Clapham Writers commits that when we collect, store and use data, we will meet data protection standards and comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Overview In order to operate, Clapham Writers needs to gather, store and use certain … Continue reading

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Preparations

It’s officially the hottest May Bank Holiday for forty years. The weather has really brought folk out in Clapham, south London. At ten in the morning on Saturday the Old Town pavement caf├ęs were already full and local shops saw … Continue reading

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A Room at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

To round off another first-rate celebration of books and reading at the Clapham Book Festival this year we are pleased to present novelist and screen writer, Deborah Moggach OBE. The child of two writers, Deborah went to Bristol University and … Continue reading

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A Literary Dame

A real coup for Clapham Literary Festival this year is the presence of Dame Margaret Drabble. We are a small and relatively new literary festival and we’re very lucky to manage to attract someone of Dame Margaret’s stature. She will … Continue reading

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Word Force

The precision, power and poetry of words. Poetry at Clapham Book Festival this year. Introduced by local poet, art critic and editor of international poetry forum The Bow-Wow Shop, Michael Glover, our poets are Daljit Nagra and Cecilia Knapp. Michael … Continue reading

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So you want to get published?

Your precious manuscript, the personal history or memoire, the collection of short stories, the long-laboured over novel or that treasured exploration of a subject – how to get them on to bookshop shelves? Technological change means that self-publishing has never … Continue reading

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Walls Have Ears

After the success and popularity of the Clapham Book Festival’s panel session last year about spies and spying, either real or fictional, ( see Espionage ) we decided to run a similar session this year focussing particularly on WWII and … Continue reading

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