As an aspiring author, getting that first draft from your desk to the bookshelves is no easy task. How can you make your voice stand out from the crowd and navigate the maze of pitfalls and opportunities? In this session, join first-time author Francesca Segal (The Innocents); Rogers, Coleridge and White agent Zoe Waldie; and Chatto & Windus editor Clara Farmer as they discuss the rocky road to publication. Venue: The Gallery at FoylesTickets: Free, but please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place.
Part of the Charing Cross Road Fest 2012Celebrating Books and Music in the Heart of London
Autumn's natural wonders, even in a city like London, can offer all manner of fun and adventure this half-term, suggests Laura from our Royal Festival Hall shop.
Christiana Spens, illustrator and Director of 3:AM Press, looks at the the important relationship between books and the artwork that adorns them.
Charlotte from our Bristol branch on how the books we read at school often resonate with us throughout lives, as well as starting us out on a lifelong journey of literary discovery.