Waverton Good Read

Book award

Close book

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 busy stall
The draw for a copy of Alice

Voting meeting

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.

Tamara with Gwen

Recent events

A report on the most recent talks will be found under this year's events. Previous years' events are reported under each year.

0
0
0
s2smodern