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April sunshine and chilly evenings…

Posted on Apr 21, 2017

Here in Italy we will be celebrating Liberation Day on 25th April which also happens to be my late parents’ 75th wedding anniversary. They got married in London one year before Italy was liberated in 1943. After a busy March we are having a short Easter break in Castelletto, Italy. Nightingales are singing outside our bedroom. I have seen a dead badger...

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March has been very busy…

Posted on Mar 28, 2017

We have had five events this March. On Wednesday 1st March I gave a talk to various years in the lovely library at St Helena’s School, Colchester as part of World Book Week. The girls and boys were very attentive and it was great to find so many young people interested in creative writing and in getting themselves published. Thanks to Luigi Callegari,...

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February news!

Posted on Feb 24, 2017

NEW SALES & MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION ARRANGEMENTS The big news is that Patrician Press books are now handled by: Inpress Ltd. Churchill House 12 Mosley Street Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1DE Tel +44 (0) 191 230 8104 Email enquiries@inpressbooks.co.uk Website www.inpressbooks.co.uk The Patrician Press books are distributed by: NBN International in...

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Europe – A Patrician Press Anthology

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

Patrician Press will be producing an anthology on the theme of Europe in autumn 2018. The collection will include poems, short stories and essays. The contributions can include parables, fables or fairy tales. The theme could be on Europe in general or on the advantages and disadvantages of the European Union. Writers could play ‘devil’s...

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Refugees and Peacekeepers – in Sheffield and Wivenhoe

Posted on Jan 12, 2017

SHEFFIELD We are holding an event in Sheffield at 7pm on Saturday 18 February at the Mugen Tea House, The Hide, Scotland Street. Readings from our Refugees and Peacekeepers anthology will be by Katherine Blessan, Naomi Hamill and Mark Brayley, Akoi, a refugee from Liberia and Rinna, from Kosovo, will also be telling their stories.     WIVENHOE,...

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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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