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Review of the Week: The Unwritten Places by Tim Salmon

'He describes the remote parts of Greece beautifully, and comments hauntingly on their despoliation.' The Times Literary Supplement on The Unwritten Places - Wanderings in the Mountains of Northern Greece  by Tim Salmon.  A captivating, intimate portrait of an all but vanished way of Greek mountain life, uninterrupted for thousands of years.  Follow in Tim's footsteps with Tim's  new guidebook  Trekking in Greece  (Cicerone Press) & website The Pindos Way.


Google Academy  Routes to Publication evening

 Google Academy/Writing Coach UK  Routes to Publication evening at the Google Academy, London, with bestselling novelist Louise Doughty, Unbound publishing's John Mitchinson, Oxford University Creative Writing programme director  Clare Morgan and Blackbird's Stephanie Zia. The panel discussion was chaired by novelist and Writing Coach UK Founder, Jacqui Lofthouse.

Popular Diane Chandler/Blackbird Creative Writing Classes start again in Sept

Our popular Diane Chandler /Blackbird creative writing classes, suitable for beginners, or more experienced writers looking to get their creative juices flowing again,  return in September.  Fun, intimate workshops. Join in or listen if you're shy.  Classes limited to 8, book early:

London W4 

25 Sept, morning

  Derbyshire countryside,

2 Sept, full day

More detail on our blog.


WINNER, The People's Book Prize for Fiction, 2016