Author Archives: Julie Anderson

About Julie Anderson

J J Anderson is a south London writer.

All the Fun of the Fair…with Books!

Sunshine, sports (of the athletic and not so athletic kind – think sack races ), live music and mutts – and plenty of other attractions, including free food and drink – in Clapham Old Town on Saturday 31st August!  Come … Continue reading

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Clapham Book Festival 2019

There are just 74 days to go before this year’s Clapham Book Festival on 5th October and tickets are already selling fast. First up at 2 o’clock we have the award-winning historian and New York Times bestselling novelist Professor Kate … Continue reading

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Walk the Walks

As the sun emerges after some very welcome rain, why not go out for a walk? In particular, if you live in or near Clapham in South London, go for a stroll on its wonderful and historic Common. To add … Continue reading

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Sponsorship Shout Out

Sponsors, advertisers, all those businesses out there which want to associate themselves with a quality festival of reading and literature – we need you! Clapham Book Festival is into fundraising mode. Thus far our main sponsor has been This is … Continue reading

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It’s just so Clapham……

‘It’s just so Clapham round there,’ said Dave from Streatham, my colleague on the Clapham Book Festival stall at Saturday’s Old Town Fair. He’d just been for a wander around.  ‘All children and dogs… didn’t they call part of Clapham … Continue reading

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Out of the Hat

The final, happy action from 2018’s Clapham Book Festival was to draw the name of the lucky winner of our prize raffle. Many of the management committee gathered, most appropriately, at The Windmill on the Common last Wednesday evening to … Continue reading

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Sunday in the Park with Books

So, are women better at writing thriller/crime novels than men? The consensus on Saturday’s panel at the Clapham Book festival events at the Lambeth Country Show was that there isn’t a gender difference, both can be excellent, though there often … Continue reading

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