What’s On: North East Literature and Book Events in October 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North may have finished last month, but this month sees our region put on a great exhibition of literary talent, with three (yes, really!) book festivals taking place. Our monthly listing gives a glance at what's on in books in Durham, Newcastle, Teesside, Sunderland and beyond this October.  The three Festivals... Continue Reading →

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The House that Jack Built: Review of Lamanby at Durham Book Festival

Lamanby is based on Jacob Polley’s award-winning poetry collection Jackself (2016) – but is definitely not a straightforward poetry reading. The written collection has morphed into a live event that mingles music, film, sound, and poetry into one enchanting, disorienting, and at times disturbing experience, as Hannah Piercy found when she watched, listened, and imagined... Continue Reading →

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