New Words

Libraries supporting new authors and publishers in an exciting new project

Murder at lunchtime!

Crime writers Jo Spain and William Shaw come to Bolton Library 

Our writers

Take a look at our roster of writers who you can book for events

Marion Dunn - The Boxing Diaries

Meet author Marion Dunn who grew up in Bolton. She will be in conversation about her book ‘The Boxing Diaries’.
 

Blog

Latest news from from Time To Read and NW Libraries near you

New Words

“Publishers have been established in the North for many years – some for as long as 40 years – and the region is now recognised as a strong base of independent publishing.” Arts Council England March 2018

New Words is an Arts Council-funded Time to Read project that aims to build closer relationships between North West publishers and North West public libraries.

Find out more here

Read

Time To Read will bring you authors that are new to you, works by authors you love and books that you may not have considered. Take a look at recommendations from librarians all over the North West, from our readers and from some special guests. Find new books from a genre that you already love or find a new genre to love!

 

Our recommendations

From our readers

Themed collections

Events

Our writers

Time To Read has a fantastic roster of authors for your library events. From every genre of popular and literary fiction, to poetry and drama on both stage and screen, North West authors are waiting to entertain and enlighten you!

 

See here for our list of authors by category

If you want to be included in our list of authors, please complete this form

Event toolkit

We offer a range of downloadable resources to help you to organise and publicise your author event at libraries and community venues

 

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Click here to sign up for our toolkit

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