Tomorrow to Sun 28 Apr 2019
Book up your diary between 23–28 April and join us for lots of fantastic fun-filled events and activities at Oldham Library for this year’s Bookmark Festival. We have a variety of adult and family events – something for everyone to enjoy.
Local author Catherine Isaac began her career as a graduate trainee on the Liverpool Echo and was later appointed Editor of the Liverpool Daily Post. She wrote her first book, Bridesmaids, while on maternity leave.
Tomorrow 5pm - 6.30pm
This workshop will examine the key ingredients when writing crime fiction including opening scenes, characterisation and use of location.
The latest book 'Keep Her Close' has just been released, sequel to 'Hold My Hand". For those who love a thrilling page turner and following the personal lives of main characters.
Tomorrow 7pm - 9pm
Vaseem Khan will take readers on a journey from the days of the Raj to the heart of modern India – a colourful and conflicted environment of vast new wealth and historical problems.
Wed 24 Apr 2019 6pm
Manchester Central Library
Book launch with performances
Wed 24 Apr 2019 7pm - 9pm
The stories that children, young people and their carers have brought to Mike Shooter in his role as a consultant psychiatrist over a career spanning nearly forty years.
Fri 26 Apr 2019 to Sun 28 Apr 2019
Storyhouse Women Weekend is a celebration of what it means to be a women or a girl in the world today, and a chance to explore and discuss topics that affect anyone who identifies as a woman or a girl.
Fri 26 Apr 2019 8pm - 10pm
Manchester Central Library
Celebrate World Book Night at Central Library with the ultimate book quiz!
The rather brilliant Manchester based Quizzly Bears will be hosting an evening of quality quizzing with some fabulous prizes throughout the night.
Sat 27 Apr 2019 7pm
Author of the Charlie Parker mysteries, the Samuel Johnson trilogy, THE BOOK OF LOST THINGS and (with @JennieRidyard) the Chronicles of the Invaders.
Sun 28 Apr 2019 2pm - 4pm
Join local author Jacqueline Ward in conversation as she hosts an afternoon tea in the beautiful Alexandra Park conservatory. Jacqueline will be answering.
Mon 29 Apr 2019 2pm
Robert Scragg had a random mix of jobs before taking the dive into crime writing. He’s been a bookseller, pizza deliverer, karate instructor and football coach.
Tue 30 Apr 2019 11am
Bestselling local author Amanda Brooke began developing her writing when her young son was diagnosed with cancer. Amanda has since published eight novels and will about her latest novel Don't Turn Around
Tue 30 Apr 2019 6.30pm
Our next Live Literature event will feature two of the most talented younger poets on the scene: Niall Campbell and @ZaffarKunial.
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