Read Regional 2017 | Living North

Read Regional 2017


Stack of books
The start of March can only mean one thing: the annual Read Regional campaign. Living North look at which new texts from the North are involved this year

From March to June each year the annual Read Regional campaign celebrates selected new books from the North of England, connecting local authors to readers. The project has run since 2008 and became part of New Writing North’s core programmes of work in 2012 and has kept expanding ever since.There’ll be a whole host of events over the next few months in which you can hear about the authors and talk to them about their work. 

This year’s selection includes:
Streets of Darkness – A.A. Dhand
You Could Do Something Amazing With Your Life [You are Raoul Moat] – Andrew Hankinson 
Walking the Lights – Deborah Andrews
The Lightless Sky – Gulwali Passarlay
Greetings from Grandpa – Jack Mapanje
The Death’s Head Chess Club – John Donoghue
Hard Wired – Kathleen McKay
Katy Parker and the House That Cried – Margaret Mulligan
The Lost Art of Sinking – Naomi Booth
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper – Phaedra Patrick
Every Little Sound – Ruby Robinson
The Confession of Stella Moon – Shelley Day 

For more information about the authors or the campaign visit

Published in: March 2017

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