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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Living with a Legacy: Review of Miranda Seymour’s In Byron’s Wake at Durham Book Festival

Miranda Seymour, author of the award-winning In My Father’s House, has drawn on fascinating new material to tell the stories of County Durham-born Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace, wife and daughter respectively of the poet Lord Byron. Nicola Wigmore learned more at Durham Book Festival about two women who broke with convention, to controversial and... Continue Reading →

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