Latest News | The BookBlast 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones

Hello, hello! Since we hit the road on 11 September, we still have 3 events to go, storytelling and showcasing small, risk-taking publishers who fill a unique niche in discovering talent, enriching our literary culture. Looking back, I spent a good chunk of the end of last year and the beginning of this one planning … Continue reading Latest News | The BookBlast 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones

BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Thurs 18 Oct., Waterstones, Bristol Galleries, 6.30 p.m. Rosemarie Hudson, Peter Kalu, Qaisra Sharaz @hoperoadpubl @waterstones262

The sixth talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, features Rosemarie Hudson, founder of HopeRoad Publishing, (African & Caribbean writing), based in West London. HopeRoad promotes inclusive literature with a focus on Africa, Asia and the Caribbean; and vigorously supports often neglected voices. Many of HopeRoad’s YA titles focus on … Continue reading BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Thurs 18 Oct., Waterstones, Bristol Galleries, 6.30 p.m. Rosemarie Hudson, Peter Kalu, Qaisra Sharaz @hoperoadpubl @waterstones262

BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Weds 12 Sept., Waterstones, Newcastle, 6.30 p.m. | Dan Micklethwaite, Colette Snowden @Ofmooseandmen

The second talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, features Kevin Duffy, founder of Bluemoose Books, based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Prizewinning writers include Benjamin Myers, Michael Stewart and Adrian Barnes. He will be in conversation with Dan Micklethwaite and Colette Snowden, and the talk has as its theme … Continue reading BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Weds 12 Sept., Waterstones, Newcastle, 6.30 p.m. | Dan Micklethwaite, Colette Snowden @Ofmooseandmen

BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Interview with Robert Elms, BBC Radio London | 1 September, 2018

I was delighted to be invited on to the Robert Elms show on Saturday to talk about The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones.   Interview with Robert Elms, BBC Radio London  A carnival of authors, poets, translators and #indiepubs will visit 9 major cities across England, 11 September-15 November, inspiring readers to immerse … Continue reading BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Interview with Robert Elms, BBC Radio London | 1 September, 2018

BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Tues 11 Sept., Waterstones, Gower Street, W1 | Andrew Crumey, Margaret Jull Costa @dedalusbooks

The opening talk at 6.30 p.m. of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, features Eric Lane, founder of Dedalus Books, in conversation with Andrew Crumey and Margaret Jull Costa, and has as its theme Independence: A Permanent Revolution @gowerst_books Glasgow-born award-winning novelist, Andrew Crumey, lives in Newcastle and has had eight … Continue reading BookBlast® 10×10 Tour | Tues 11 Sept., Waterstones, Gower Street, W1 | Andrew Crumey, Margaret Jull Costa @dedalusbooks

News | The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018 Kickstarter Campaign Launched

The BookBlast® celebration of independent publishing was kicked off in 2016 via online journal The BookBlast® Diary, idea being to showcase daring, risk-taking small publishers who fill a unique niche discovering talent, publishing authentic and offbeat books which add value to the cultural landscape. We are now going offline and into the 9 regions of … Continue reading News | The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018 Kickstarter Campaign Launched

News | The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018 | Catalogue

The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018, A Celebration of Independent Publishing  Here at BookBlast® we have worked over the past year on this exciting tour. Now it is finally happening! Tour dates: 11 September-15 November. 10 small independent trade publishers will host author/translator talks in 10 cities across England over 9 weeks, one in each city. … Continue reading News | The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018 | Catalogue

BookBlasts® | Full Tour Listings: The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones

THE BOOKBLAST® 10×10 TOUR A CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING 11 SEPTEMBER – 15 NOVEMBER 2018 A Nationwide Festival of Independent Publishing! A carnival of authors, poets, translators and publishers, under the banner of trailblazing agency BOOKBLAST® created by Georgia de Chamberet, will be travelling to major cities across England, showcasing some of the finest independent-spirited … Continue reading BookBlasts® | Full Tour Listings: The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones

Media Release | THE BOOKBLAST® 10×10 TOUR in association with Waterstones

THE BOOKBLAST® 10×10 TOUR A CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING 11 SEPTEMBER – 15 NOVEMBER 2018 A Nationwide Festival of Independent Publishing! A carnival of authors, poets, translators and publishers, under the banner of trailblazing agency BOOKBLAST® created by Georgia de Chamberet, will be travelling to major cities across England, showcasing some of the finest independent-spirited … Continue reading Media Release | THE BOOKBLAST® 10×10 TOUR in association with Waterstones

Latest News | It’s a wrap! The BookBlast 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones

Hello, bonjour, greetings! On a night of political disunity and meltdown as Brexit hit the buffers, we were delighted to host the final event of this year’s inaugural BookBlast 10×10 tour at WestBank Art & Music in Thorpe Close, W10, under the Westway. Kit Caless from INFLUX PRESS led the discussion with Susan from ISTROS … Continue reading Latest News | It’s a wrap! The BookBlast 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones