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December…

Posted on Dec 12, 2016

Well, unbelievably, we have nearly reached the end of 2016 and I must admit I will be relieved when it’s over. It has been rather a roller-coaster year for me personally and for the world at large. The idea for Refugees and Peacekeepers – A Patrician Press Anthology was the consequence of a writing competition which was conceived exactly one...

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9th November – nearing the end of 2016

Posted on Nov 9, 2016

This year has been horrendous in many ways but at least on the publishing front we have some good news: our lovely Refugees and Peacekeepers anthology has been sent to the printer today. We are happy to report that as well as quotes by George Szirtes and the Bishop of Barking in the foreword, the back cover contains a quote by the wonderful Robert McCrum....

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First Site in December

Posted on Oct 25, 2016

Our Refugees and Peacekeepers anthology is nearing completion and will be proof-read next week. We are so happy with the result and very thankful to our contributors, including those short-listed from our writing competition earlier this year and existing Patrician Press authors. Special thanks go to Ian Shaw for his afterword, Wersha Bharadwa for her short...

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September is here already!

Posted on Sep 1, 2016

Apologies for the long silence. This year has been rather difficult for personal reasons, but the publishing process continues! First off, the launch of Darkling Park, the new YA fiction title will be held on Saturday 22nd October from 10:30 am – 12:00 noon at Streatham Cemetery, London SW17 0LT. As the story is set in a graveyard, it should be...

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Marching on…

Posted on Apr 2, 2016

Another eventful month, professionally, and a traumatic time, personally (but I won’t go into details here). We have now completed all our spring launches and events. The launch of Martin Johnson’s Robert Macfarlanes’s Orphans took place at Emmanuel College Cambridge at the end of February. Before the event Martin and his wife Gail had lunch with...

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A new year begun…

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

The new year has begun with plenty of activity for Patrician Press. After a relatively quiet Christmas and a short sojourn in Amsterdam, it was back to work. First off, three ads were placed: one in the 8th January issue of the TLS for Robert Macfarlane’s Orphans by Martin Johnson; one about our Patrician Press Writing Competition in the January...

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