Events and meetings
Key dates for next year's award:
- 31st August 2017 – last date for submissions
- September 2017 – books distributed to reviewers
- January 2018 – long list of 20 books drawn up
- March 2018 – short list of 5 agreed
- June 2018 – Voting and announcement of winner
- October 2018 – Presentation dinner for winning author as part of Chester’s Literature Festival
The schedule of speaker dates for next year (2017/18)
- Tue 19 Sept '17 - The speaker was Rose McGinty, author of "Electric Souk". For report see this year's events.
- Tue 28 Nov '17 - The speaker will be Annabelle Thorpe, author of last year's runner-up "The People We Were Before"
- Tue 9 Jan '18 - Long listing meeting; The speaker is to be announced
- Tue 27 Mar '18 - Short listing meeting; The speaker is to be announced
- Tue 26 Jun '18 - Voting meeting; The speaker is to be announced
WGRA at Waverton Carnival
The Good Read Award had a stall at the 2017 Waverton Carnival as usual, selling the year's books to raise funds for next year. Here are a couple of pictures
The final meeting for 2016/17 was the voting meeting on Friday 23rd June 2017, at Burley Hall. The speaker was Tamara Harvey, Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd. A report can be found under this year's events.
A report on the most recent talks will be found under this year's events. Previous years' events are reported under each year.