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Writers in Conversation

Pier Red Castlegate, Berwick upon Tweed

In this informal discussion, locally-based writers share thoughts on how they began writing, their creative process and the writing life. Lisa Hobman and Jules Watson are in conversation with Margaret Skea. Lisa Hobman writes contemporary romance, which are all set in Scotland, simply because she’s quite obsessed with the place.  Her most local book is…

Trevor Wood: Dead End Street

Berwick Baptist Church Golden Square, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Trevor Wood’s first novel, The Man on the Street, featuring homeless protagonist, Jimmy Mullen, won the CWA’s New Blood Dagger for best debut and the Crimefest Debut Novel of the Year in 2020.  The sequel, One Way Street, followed in 2021 and the final book in the trilogy, Dead End Street, was published in January.…

Elisabeth Wilson with Linda Bankier: The Memoirs of Jock Wilson

Holy Trinity Parish Centre Parade, Berwick upon Tweed

∼ A Berwick Boyhood Between the Wars How did a messy pile of unfinished handwritten memoirs become a published book? Join Linda Bankier (archivist) and Elisabeth Wilson (editor) in conversation about the crucial role of archives and other source materials in bringing this project to fruition. Come with your questions. Come to be inspired! A…