NEWARK BOOK FESTIVAL - THE NEXT CHAPTER
26 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2020

Attending the Newark Online Book Festival couldn’t be easier. Choose from the sessions below and, if an event interests you, click the BOOK NOW button to secure your virtual seat.

This event will be available to watch via a platform called WebinarJam. Providing you have a modern device and a solid internet connection your event experience should be positive. WebinarJam allows you to watch, and type in any questions you have for the presenters in a chat feature. You will not appear onscreen but you will see the presenters.

All the events are taking place at the BST advertised so if you are located outside of the UK, please check the correct time.

If you would like to be kept up to date, sign up to become a Festival Friend, a stallholder or a volunteer in 2021  email: hello@newarkbookfestival.org.uk

The Newark Book Festival are pleased to announce The BookCase as the Festival Bookseller. To purchase any of the books discussed in any of the events, visit their website www.thebookcase.co.uk

The Newark Book Festival would also like to say thank you to all of the Festival Funders, Arts Council England, Newark & Sherwood District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Newark College and the event sponsors.

A WORLD OF DISCOVERY; SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR AND FANTASY PANEL

ADAM NEVILL, ANDREW BANNISTER AND JOHN JARROLD (CHAIR)

SATURDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2020 7:30PM – 8:30PM BST

We are delighted to introduce our panel… John Jarrold, ex-publisher of Orbit, and Literary Agent for the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror genres, will chair this event. He is joined by Adam Nevill, author of The Ritual, currently airing on Netflix. Adam’s latest folk-horror thriller, THE REDDENING will be out in October. We are also joined by Newark resident and Science Fiction author Andrew Bannister, his latest book, ACCORDING TO KOVAC, was published in 2020 by NewCon Press. This promises to be a fascinating cross genre discussion not to be missed.

IN CONVERSATION WITH CATHY BRAMLEY AND RACHAEL LUCAS

INTERVIEWED BY ELLEN LAVELLE

SUNDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2020 1:30PM – 2:30PM BST

We welcome Nottinghamshire author Cathy Bramley to talk about her wonderful new book: The Patchwork Family, that melted all our hearts and made us smile during lockdown. Cathy is the Sunday Times Top Ten best-selling author of The Lemon Tree Café and she will be joining us alongside Rachael Lucas, who will be chatting about her heart-warming romantic comedies, including The Telephone Box Library.

Interviewed by Ellen Lavelle

FOSSEWAY WRITERS DISCUSS THEIR COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

SUNDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2020 7:30PM – 8:30PM BST

Fosseway Writers are Newark’s local writing group and last year produced a collaborative novel, Burning Old School Ties: a unique writing project by eight authors writing eight intertwined tales within one story about a school reunion. This year they are launching The Brinwade Chronicles, a collection of Gothic short stories centred around a fictional village close to Newark, written by an expanded coven of thirteen authors. Join Nick Rowe and a few other writers from the group to find out how they share ideas, discuss key features and help each other in collective and individual projects.

Free / Donation

The Newark Book Festival are pleased to announce The BookCase as the Festival Bookseller. To purchase any of the books discussed in any of the events, visit their website www.thebookcase.co.uk

The Newark Book Festival would also like to say thank you to all of the Festival Funders, Arts Council England, Newark & Sherwood District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Newark College and the event sponsors.