Willesden Green Writers Group is on the move…

Exciting news – WGWG has found a new home…

For the foreseeable future we can be found at:-
The Brent Artist Resource Gallery
Units 4 – 5 Queens Parade
London
NW2 5HT

We will be meeting as usual on the first and third Thursday of the month from 7.30 – 9.30pm.
No need to book, just turn up – only £3 per session attended.

16th January Free Launch Event:
We would love everyone to come along to BAR on the 16th January at 7.30pm when we will be celebrating finding a new home with a bit of a get together.  There will be a few short readings from members of the group, wine, nibbles, books for sale and information about the group – not to mention a huge collective sigh of relief!

23rd January:
We will be beginning the normal Willesden Green Writers’ Group in our new home on January 23rd (not our usual 3rd Thursday, but we couldn’t wait!)  So, if you have any writing that you would like honest feedback on, please bring it along on the night (if you are shy or just curious that’s not a problem, please feel free to come along and just sit in).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Keep your eye on http://willesdengreenwriters.blogspot.co.uk/ for more info. We’re looking forward to moving to our new home.

 

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Willesden Green Writers Group is on the move…

After twenty years, last night saw the final meeting of wgwg at
Willesden Green Library which is shutting for good in May. From May 2nd at 7pm the new phase Willesden Green Writers’ Workshop will open for business at its new address:-

130 Mortimer Road, Kensal Rise, NW10 5SN

The group will not be changing name and will hopefull migrate back to Willesden Green in the future.

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Free on Wednesday 3 October?

Come along to The Special Relationship with Tom Basden

Guests: Stuart Evers and Jack Underwood

After a successful festival season that took the Special Relationship to such exotic locales as Rio, Hong Kong and Suffolk, we return to London to bring you another night of fiction, poetry, films and comedy hosted by Tom Basden.

This heartthrobs of literature edition brings guests Stuart Evers, author of ‘If This is Home’ and ‘Ten Stories about Smoking’ and Special Relationship favourite, the poet Jack Underwood and Green Press contributors, Samuel Taradash and Jarred McGinnis.
Words will be spoken; hearts will be broken.

http://thespecialrelationship.net/main/

Time:7:30pm-9:30pm

Tickets: £5 (in advance or on the door)

Live readings

Three writers from the Green Press will be appearing at the Poetry Cafe in the next few weeks.

On August 20, the Literature Lounge presents Pictures To Lean Into, an evening of poetry, music and head-to-head fiction featuring Jarred McGinnis and Samuel Taradash. £4 at the door, and the event kicks off at 8:00 PM.

Then on September 22, Lee Webber will be amongst the talents reading at Poetry Unplugged. Doors open at 7:00.

Both events will be at the Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX (map)

Photos from the Respect Festival

Sunday saw a group of talent from What We Were Thinking Just Before The End assembled to read at the Respect Festival in Brent. For almost 2 hours the “Shhh! Tent” was the host to fiction, poetry, and just a little bit of banter. Photos and such follow below…

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Hard roads and dark thoughts

Click here for this week’s podcast, which features Green Press author and OFF_Magazine founder Marek Kazmierski reading Hell-bent, the story of a drive through the Warsaw night marred by violence.

Don’t forget to subscribe to our free audio podcast, and if you’re in the London area this Sunday, come see us live at the Respect Festival in Brent. For more information, see the Events page of our website, or check out the brochure from Brent Council.

Another chance to catch us live!

Don’t forget, the authors from What We Were Thinking Just Before The End will be performing live readings at the Respect Festival this Sunday July 5th, starting at 6:00 PM. We’ll be in the Storytellers Tent, near Robson Avenue. Meet the authors, hear some good stories, and enjoy a free summer evening out.

For more information, access routes and a festival map, see the Brent Council website.

Pulp Net readings at Costa Coffee

Green Press all-stars Lane Ashfeldt, Bilal Ghafoor and Lynsey Rose joined Nicholas Hogg for an evening of readings, repartee and good times at the Pulp Net Story Cafe with readings from Punk Fiction, Show Me The Sky and What We Were Thinking Just Before The End. Photos after the break. Continue reading