The Open Arms Zine with Nina Telegina

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Nina Telegina about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Melissa Todd

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Melissa Todd about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Pauline Holmes

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Pauline Holmes about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Craig Brown

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before his reading, we chat with Craig Brown about his Zine journey and how it led him to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Ann Lloyd

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Ann Lloyd about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Amanda Jones

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Amanda Jones about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Horse and the Girl

We love hearing from Madeleine. As the founding Editor of Write On! magazine, published by Pen to Print, she’s always got great things to chat about. And when that chat is about her new books, we can’t wait to hear more. We caught up with her to talk about her latest poetry collection, The Horse […]

Welcome to The Open Arms

‘And here we are. So, who ordered the special?’ The Open Arms has opened its doors, taken your order, and now ready to serve. Welcome to our third Zine, an immense selection of great creative pieces from across the globe. With poems and prose from the UK, US, Europe, Asia and beyond, along with works […]

Life as a Debut Author with Chloe Timms

Front cover for Chloe Timm's book, The Seawomen, a blue background with an island appearing like a mermaid.

We’ve loved having Chloe Timms appearing at our events for years, and have thoroughly enjoyed watching her develop and grow as a writer and speaker. Now, we’re so proud to have seen her take centre stage in her own event at Margate Bookie. We catch up for a chat with Chloe about her chat with […]

Uncovering Past Lives with Emily Midorikawa

Long time Margate Bookie presenter and pal, Emily Midorikawa chats with Margate Bookie about her talk with Samantha Ellis on their written work and some of history’s greatest and overlooked women writers. We catch up with Emily to discuss this and what went on at her event.                 […]