Does My Butt Look Big In This?

Does My Butt Look Big In This?, publishing 8th June, is Felicity Hayward’s debut book–a self-love and body positivity manifesto. Felicity is a social media star, one the UK’s most prominent curve models and a leading voice for change in the fashion industry.  In her session with Margate Bookie, Felicity will be chatting with Ruby Stevenson […]

14 Anthology Launch

14 Anthology front cover

The sophomore edition of Series Two of 14 magazine is now available and features new work from two of Ireland’s greatest living poets, Dermot Bolger and Bernard O’Donoghue. In addition, the magazine includes a feature called platform 14, which is a showcase for under-represented voices from projects supported by community groups and charities across the […]

The Open Arms Zine Live Launch

The front cover of the Margate Bookie zine The Open Arms

I ‘Welcome to The Open Arms! What’ll it be?’    Continuing from the great success of the Margate Bookie’s lit ‘zines, The Great Indoors and Reset, The Open Arms welcomes you to our first in-person Live Launch, an evening of celebration, amazing writers, and, most importantly of all, the release of our incredible ‘zine. Our Live Launch features […]

Homer to Hip-Hop

Former National Poetry Slam Champion, Pete “the Temp” Bearder, brings to life the poetic movements that have shaped history. Find out why wordsmiths have always been vilified, feared and revered, from the ballad singers and Beat poets, to the icons of dub, punk and hip hop. ‘a fantastic piece of work’ (Michael Rosen) ‘A charming wild […]

The Story is Everything Launch

The Story is Everything book cover

Join us for the Margate launch of Andreas Loizou’s THE STORY IS EVERYTHING. Andreas Loizou teaches business storytelling and writing skills at companies and universities around the world. His first book, The Devil’s Deal, was published by the Financial Times. It was Pearson’s Business Book of the Month, made the Top Twenty in WH Smith’s Business […]

IsleWrite Anthology Launch

Copies of IsleWrite's new book, Twenty Thirty.

Join IsleWrite to celebrate the launch of their new anthology. This group of creative writers have been going in some form or another for twenty years, but their power to push boundaries and impress never gets old. Based on the glorious Isle of Thanet – history-redolent and more than slightly special – IsleWrite is a group supporting […]