Author Archives: Julie Anderson

About Julie Anderson

J J Anderson is a south London writer.

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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Books for Sale in the Sunshine

Books, books for sale!  Coffee table £2 , hard back £1, paperbacks 50 pence! It was my local south London Fete at the weekend, something I’ve blogged about before ( see Local Music ). This year was slightly different in … Continue reading

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Sunshine at the Lambeth Country Show

Saturday morning is hot and sunny in south London. Eleven o’clock sees us on our way to Brockwell Park, having collected, inventoried and packed up the books the day before. Already the roads are busy and we were headed for … Continue reading

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Out and about

Now that this year’s Book Festival is successfully concluded Clapham Writers next outing will be later this month at the Abbeville Fete (30th June) where members of our Management Board will be running the second-hand book stall in the Church … Continue reading

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