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BB Archive The BookBlast 10×10 Tour assoc Waterstones, it’s a wrap!

The inaugural BookBlast 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones booksellers was wrapped up on a night of political disunity and meltdown as Brexit hit the road. So we were only too relieved to be hosting […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Manchester, Michael Schmidt Jane Draycott Jenny Lewis

 At Waterstones Manchester on Thurs. 8 November at 6.30 p.m., Michael Schmidt, a founder-director @Carcanet will chair the discussion @WaterstonesMCR with poets Jane Draycott and Jenny Lewis; talk theme: Claiming the Great Tradition: Women Recalibrate […]

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Podcast The BookBlast 10×10 Tour assoc Waterstones, ep 1

Since The BookBlast 10×10 Tour hit the road, 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. Starting from […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Birmingham, Elizabeth Briggs Nafeesa Hamid Aliyah Holder

At Waterstones Birmingham, the eighth talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, features Saqi Books @BhamWaterstones Founded in 1983 in London, Saqi Books is an independent publishing house of quality […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Bristol, Rosemarie Hudson Peter Kalu Qaisra Sharaz

At Waterstones Bristol, the sixth talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, Rosemarie Hudson, founder of HopeRoad Publishing, will be in conversation with Qaisra Shahraz and Peter Kalu. HopeRoad promotes inclusive literature with a focus on […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Norwich, Sam Jordison Alex Pheby Paul Stanbridge Paul Ewen

At Waterstones Norwich on Thurs 11 Oct  Sam Jordison will lead a discussion with authors Alex Pheby, Paul Stanbridge, Paul Ewen, with as its theme: All Hail the New Modernists! Experimentalism & Contemporary Literature  Book […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Leeds, C D Rose Ian Duhig

At Waterstones Leeds, the third talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, Comma Press, based in Manchester, is featured. Their “Reading the City” series of collected writings takes the literary […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Newcastle, Dan Micklethwaite Colette Snowden

At Waterstones Newcastle, the second talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, Kevin Duffy, founder of Bluemoose Books based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, will be in conversation with Dan Micklethwaite and Colette Snowden. The talk has […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Gower Street W1, Andrew Crumey Margaret Jull Costa

At Waterstones Gower Street, London W1, the opening talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, Eric Lane, founder of Dedalus Books, will be in conversation with Andrew Crumey and Margaret […]

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BB Archive BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018 Kickstarter Campaign

The BookBlast® celebration of independent publishing was kicked off online via the BookBlast Diary in 2016 to showcase daring, risk-taking small publishers who fill a unique niche discovering talent, publishing authentic and offbeat books which […]