Galley Beggar Press have a Booker prize short listed novel with Lucy Ellmann’s Ducks,Newburyport. Hooray!
They are an amazing publishers indy passionate, considered and original. Members of Vouts they had a wonderful independent summer party at Vouts just after the success A girl is a half formed thing by Eimear McBride. It remains one of my favourite evenings ever.
Sam Jordison and Eloise Millar are Galley Beggar , they wrote to me after I suggested they do a Yellow Book Salon takeover in Oct. Sophie!
Just a very quick message to say that authors lined up for the 2nd… we have:
– Toby Litt (reading from his new novel Patience, which is just about to come out and is getting tremendous reviews).
– Preti Taneja (who won the Desmond Elliott Prize for her debut last year – We that are young – and will be reading from new work)
– Alex Pheby (previously shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize and joint-winner this year for the Republic of Consciousness – he’ll be reading from his upcoming book Mordew)
– Jim Clammer -reading from his first adult novel, Insignificance, out with us next autumn.
Join us for a wonderful night of great and interesting writing and listening and then meet the authors.