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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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Christmas Round-Up

Posted on Dec 5, 2015

Our Christmas Newsletter is being circulated now. It includes a round-up for 2015 and the list of titles to be published in 2016. It also includes details of our writing prize: http://patricianpress.com/patrician-press-prize/ The link to the video taken in Milan of Charlie Johnson’s art show and the Patrician Press event in the same gallery, held on...

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Brick Lane Book Launch

Posted on Oct 24, 2015

What a great evening at Brick Lane Bookshop! I started to eat curry in Brick Lane in the 70s but my connection to it goes back to the 50s when a great aunt had a café there. But today a huge transformation has taken place with its smart boutiques, cafes and bars, intermingled with the still traditional  Bangladeshi restaurants and shops....

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