Derby Book Festival: Authors & The First Book
2:30 PM14:30

Derby Book Festival: Authors & The First Book

Panel: Jo Bunt, Sarah Day and Roz Watkins – Authors and the First Book

Almost every writer dreams of having their book out there – but what's it really like to sign that first publishing contract … see that book in your hands and see all those aspirations become a reality? Join acclaimed debut novelist Sarah Day, author of Mussolini's Island, crime author Roz Watkins, whose novel The Devil's Dice is released in 2018, and local author Jo Bunt, whose debut novel now has an agent and is seeking a publisher.

Expect an honest look at the ups and downs of getting your book out there, what the road to publication is really like and how being published can change your life. 

Part of Derby Book Festival's Day of Writing

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History by the River
7:30 PM19:30

History by the River

History by the River is new a monthly panel event with a social buzz for lovers of books, history and good beer. It’s a chance to get together with fellow readers and authors to hear about the best new historical writing, then discuss it all over a drink afterwards.

With Conn Iggulden, Antonia Senior and Sarah Day, chaired by William Ryan.

Tickets £5

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