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Newcastle Under Lyme’s Literary day reviewed by Kerry Parsons

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I spent a lovely few hours at my local library today listening to some local authors share their writing with us. The event was opened with a talk by Mary Torjussen which was both entertaining and informative. Mary Torjussen is a new-to-me-author who I first came across thanks to a fellow book blogger’s review of her debut novel Gone Without A Trace, which has been on my bookshelf since. I was lucky enough to get it signed by the lady herself today as well as grabbing a signed copy of her second novel, The Girl I Used To Be 🙂

I was also gifted a copy of Buried Tears by Vivien Jones, another new-to-me-author, which was so kind of her.

Here was the line up…..

Literary Day line up

I have to say Spoz the Poet is just brilliant! It was a real pleasure to hear him recite poems to us from memory…

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