It wouldn’t be Bookie without Vanguard. We’re so glad that year on year, they return to bring their incredible readings to our lit fest. We catch up with Adrian Cross, Bookie trustee and Vanguard host, to chat about what’s to come at this years’ Vanguard Readings. What’s Vanguard Readings […]
Taking us into our Friday evening at June Bookie will be comedian and author Rosie Wilby. Here she shares more about her latest book The Breakup Monologues. Grab your tickets here. What’s The Breakup Monologues all about? The Breakup Monologues is my second book and follows many […]
We’re chatting with Faber Academy Director of Fiction and novelist Richard Skinner ahead of his event at the June Margate Bookie litfest. Keep reading for his sneak preview of his The Waste Land performance and the ideas behind it. What’s The Waste Land all about? Oooh, good question. […]
One of the cornerstones of the Margate Bookie litfest, The Bookie Slam always manages to bring dynamism, extraordinary performances and the top names in spoken word poetry. We check in with emcee and Slam host Connor Sansby to tell us what to expect. What’s the Margate Bookie […]
We’re checking in with Richard Skinner ahead of his 14 Anthology Launch at the June Margate Bookie to find out who’s taking part at this amazing reading event. What’s the 14 Anthology all about? 14 magazine is an annual poetry magazine devoted to poems of fourteen lines only […]
The pages of history are always full of gaps and errors – and often it’s women who are omitted from the world’s memory. Some of history’s most powerful, exciting and fascinating female figures were once decorated and celebrated people in their time, but their adventures seem to have been either hidden or lost. Look through […]
Margate Bookie’s Young Producers want YOU to perform at the biggest Sad Poets Doorstep Club EVER!
‘The Bookie Slam’ – my first poetry slam – Faversham Literary Festival, 21 February 2020 First published by Liv at Liv Between The Lines. Confession time: I’m a 25-year-old bookworm and poetry reader… and until a couple weeks ago, I had never been to a poetry slam. I’ve been to bookshop readings with well-known poets. […]