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 […]

The Waste Land with Richard Skinner

We’re chatting with Faber Academy Director of Fiction and novelist Richard Skinner about his event at the June Margate Bookie litfest. Keep reading for his review of The Waste Land performance and the ideas behind it.               What’s The Waste Land all about? Oooh, good question. Who knows? It […]

The Bookie Slam with Connor Sansby

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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 […]