Author Jacqui Lofthouse will be attending the Charroux Literary Festival 2015

Jacqui Lofthouse will be talking about her novels and will host a writing workshop at the festival. Jacqui is a long-established novelist, writing coach and literary consultant. She has written four novels, The Modigliani Girl (forthcoming in January 2015) Bluethroat Morning, The Temple of Hymen and Een Stille Verdwijning.

L’auteure Jacqui Lofthouse tiendra une rôle parleur au festival.

Jacqui est l’auteure de quatre romans: The Modigliani Girl (Être édité en Janvier 2015) Bluethroat Morning (ce qui a été traduit en Français), The Temple of Hymen et Een Stille Verdwijning.

For further information/pour information: www.thewritingcoach.co.uk/novels

Author Isabel Ashdown to be one of the keynote speakers at the Charroux Literary Festival 2015

Isabel Ashdown is the author of four novIsabel Ashdown by Natalie Miller, 2014 # 1 Portrait (1)els: Glasshopper, Hurry Up and Wait, Summer of ’76 – with her fourth novel, Flight, due to be released in May 2015. Isabel’s writing career was first launched when she was announced as winner of the Mail on Sunday Novel Competition in 2008, with judges Fay Weldon, Michael Ridpath and the late Sir John Mortimer describing her work as “magnificent – made every word work and left the reader anxious to read on.”  Her debut novel, Glasshopper, was named by the Observer in 2009 as one of the best debuts, and by the London Evening Standard as one of the best books of the year. For more information www.isabelashdown.com

L’auteur Isabel Ashdown tiendra le rôle parleur au festival

Isabel est l’auteure de quatre romans: Glasshopper, Hurry Up and Wait, et Summer of ’76  et sa quatrième roman Flight qui va sortir en Mai 2015.

Isabel Ashdown Books Group Shot, 2013

Poet Katherine Gallagher to read from her new collection at the festival

Delighted to announce that Katherine will be reading from her new  collection (to be published in 2015) at the festival. An Australian poet, resident in London, her previous collection  was Carnival Edge: New and Selected Poems, published by  Arc Publications Ltd http://www.arcpublications.co.uk

To find out more about Katherine visit www.katherine-gallagher.com

Charroux Office de Tourisme partner for the festival

The Charroux Office de Tourisme has  been just amazing in their level of support for the festival. Thanks to them we have a venue, which we hope to be able to announce soon. In the meantime you can plan your visit to this area by taking a look at www.charroux.frlogo officejpg