South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: Featured Writers

Hot off the Presses: Irenosen Okojie to Perform at the Plymouth Festival of Words 2017

We excited to announce that Irenosen Okojie, featured Future Voice in this year’s Reading Passport, will be performing at the inaugural Plymouth Festival of Words. This brand new festival builds on the work of the Plymouth International Book Festival to celebrate words in all their forms -whether that be written, spoken or sung. 

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Irenosen Okojie Features in the Long List of Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour

We featured her in the Reading Passport as one of our Future Voices and we reviewed Speak Gigantular here and we were delighted here at Reading Passport HQ to hear the news that Irenosen Okojie has been long listed for a prize celebrating authors of BAME origins. 

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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is a Canadian writer. She has written more than 40 books of fiction, poetry and critical essays.

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Cosy Christmas Reads #6 The Hogfather

Here at Reading Passport HQ we love Terry Pratchett’s work and in our endeavour to bring you our favourite festive reads, we think that The Hogfather, the 20th novel in the Discworld series is an absolute must read for Pratchett fans and those looking for a festive twist!

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Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams was an English novelist, comic radio dramatist and musician. He is perhaps best known for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy which became a multimedia sensation.

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Harper Lee

Harper Lee was an American writer, famous for her Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill A Mockingbird.

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William Golding

South West based writer William Golding was born in Newquay, Cornwall. His is perhaps best known for The Lord of the Flies which is much celebrated in the literary canon.

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Margaret Mitchell

Margret Mitchell was an American author and journalist.  Although she only published one novel in her lifetime (Gone With the Wind), she is much celebrated for her depiction of the American South in the 1930s.

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P G Wodehouse

  PG Wodehouse was an English novelist and one of the most widely read writers in the humourist genre.

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Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh is a British writer, short story writer and playwright.

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