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ABOUT US

The Margate Bookie is a charity that inspires a love of reading and writing through literary festivals and creative courses. Describing ourselves as ‘the friendly lit fest’ by the sea, we are working to make Margate a bookish town, where words are enjoyed by all.

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The Margate Bookie is a charity that inspires a love of reading and writing through literary festivals and creative courses. Describing ourselves as ‘the friendly lit fest’ by the sea, we are working to make Margate a bookish town, where words are enjoyed by all.

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NEWS

What It’s Like Being a Swedish Author In The Pandemic

By now everyone is used to living with restrictions. Over here, in Sweden, where I live part of the year, (the other part in the U.K.) what I miss most is the opportunity to meet up with fellow authors and attend literary festivals, events and book fairs.
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Diversity and inclusion in publishing

Diversity and inclusion are big words and have a significant level of importance in the world we live in today.
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Reset – A Margate Bookie Zine – Issue 2

Here we go again... As we in the UK re-enter lockdown and continue to face a difficult situation, Margate Bookie is trying our very best to support and stay connected with our community and the literary world.
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The Blue Bench – historical novel in Margate

Paul Marriner is the author of The Blue Bench, a work of historical and literary fiction set in 1920. The...
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Being a literary explorer with Ann Morgan

In 2012, the world arrived in London for the Olympics...and Ann Morgan went out to meet it. She read her...
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What It’s Like Being a Swedish Author In The Pandemic

By now everyone is used to living with restrictions. Over here, in Sweden, where I live part of the year, (the other part in the U.K.) what I miss most is the opportunity to meet up with fellow authors and attend literary festivals, events and book fairs.
Read More
What It’s Like Being a Swedish Author In The Pandemic

Diversity and inclusion in publishing

Diversity and inclusion are big words and have a significant level of importance in the world we live in today.
Read More
Diversity and inclusion in publishing

Reset – A Margate Bookie Zine – Issue 2

Here we go again... As we in the UK re-enter lockdown and continue to face a difficult situation, Margate Bookie is trying our very best to support and stay connected with our community and the literary world.
Read More
Reset – A Margate Bookie Zine – Issue 2

The Blue Bench – historical novel in Margate

Paul Marriner is the author of The Blue Bench, a work of historical and literary fiction set in 1920. The...
Read More
The Blue Bench – historical novel in Margate

Being a literary explorer with Ann Morgan

In 2012, the world arrived in London for the Olympics...and Ann Morgan went out to meet it. She read her...
Read More
Being a literary explorer with Ann Morgan