Narberth Book Fair
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We are offering a series of talks, readings and panels in the spacious first floor balcony room, throughout the day. All events are FREE.

Travellers in the Sands of Time
Jo Hammond talks about the women explorers of the Arabian Desert, featured in her book Wilderness & Paradise
Bringing Tomos Home
A question and answer interview with Sara Gethin, author of Not Thomas, which has just been voted onto the shortlist for the Not The Booker prize
Wales in Words
Four authors, Carol Lovekin, Thorne Moore, Jan Newton and Juliet Greenwood, read from their books and discuss the inspiration of Wales.
Magic, Witch Lit and a vote for women's fiction
A talk by Wendy Steele, author of the Lilith trilogy and the Standing Stone series.
Darkness Rising
Will Macmillan Jones will treat you to some serious shivers. This talk will take place in the workshop room on the 2nd floor.
Poetry Hour
Four poets, Jackie Biggs, Steve Thorp, Helen Williams and Dave Urwin perform their work.
My world of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Colin Parsons talks about his popular books for young adults.
Writing my way out of Dyslexia
Kate Murray talks about her victorious battle with dyslexia and offers advice for dealing with it.
Voices from the past.
Three non-fiction authors, Phil Carradice, Graham Watkins and David Jeremiah discuss their explorations of history and read from their work.

A series of workshops will also be offered in a second-floor room (lift access available). Once again, all workshops are FREE, but places are limited, so please book your place by emailing

10:15 From page to stage: a storyteller's tips for performing to an audience.
Hayley "Haloquin" Addis, author of "Pagan Portals: Your Faery Magic" and creator of storytelling show "The Goblin Circus" shares her top tips for speaking to an audience from the perspective of someone once crippled by stagefright who has now performed gleefully in front of hundreds of strangers.
11:30 Fun and Games for Family and Friends: Children's mystery writer Sharon Tregenza offers mazes and muses, dot-to-dot and wotnots! There will be puzzles and prizes too.
1:30 Fear is the Key: creating the darkest places for the darkest hearts. Sally Spedding, author of How to Write a Chiller Thriller, leads you through the secrets of writing horror, crime and dark fiction.
2:45 Building a Short Story.  This workshop is now full.
Judith Barrow, novelist and highly respected and experienced Creative Writing Tutor, introduces you to the vital elements of a successful short story.

Children's authors, Sharon Tregenza, Angela Fish and Lynne Benton will be in the Children's Corner all day, ready to talk to a young audience. They will also be doing readings:
Lynne Benton - 11am
Angela Fish - 11:30
Katy Wateva - 12 noon
Sharon Tregenza - 2pm
Wendy White - 2:30

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