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London Lit Plus

Posted on June 23, 2007 in News & Reviews

By now, several of you might have heard about the London Literature Festival, which is happening in the newly regenerated Southbank Centre. This is the south bank of the Thames, …

Here or There Launch Wednesday July 25th

Posted on June 23, 2007 in News & Reviews

The launch for SYP member Rebecca Strong’s debut novel Here or There will be on Wednesday July 25th at the Foyles gallery from 6.30pm onwards. This clashes with the July …

London Literary Pub Crawl photo

Posted on June 16, 2007 in News & Reviews

We’ve been sent this splendid photo of Claire Shanahan and Eiblin Egan from our London Literary pub crawl.  The photo was taken by Chris Strong:  

Michael Rosen is new children’s laureate

Posted on June 14, 2007 in News & Reviews

To celebrate Michael Rosen’s appointment as the new children’s laureate, we’ve found a video from Youtube that shows him performing ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ – click here to …

Michael Rosen new children’s laureate

Posted on June 14, 2007 in News & Reviews

To celebrate Michael Rosen’s appointment as the new children’s laureate, here’s a video we found on Youtube of him reading ‘We’re going on  a bear hunt’:  

John Murray gets steamy

Posted on June 10, 2007 in Uncategorized

In February, I had the pleasure of completing 2 weeks work experience at the offices of John Murray. As I run a literary website, they were interested in getting my …

ICA Graphic Literature Night

Posted on June 6, 2007 in News & Reviews

The ICA in London will be having a look at the work of graphic novelists on Friday June 15th. In Exit Wounds, Rutu Modan of Tel Aviv collective Actus unfolds …

Books on the Underground

Posted on June 6, 2007 in News & Reviews

The folks at the London Project have come up with a really innovative idea: a free book exchange progamme on London’s underground network. According to the press release, their aim …

SYP London Literary Pub Crawl

Posted on June 4, 2007 in News & Reviews

Just to remind everyone our annual pub crawl is once again back on this Thursday the 7th from 6:30. Click here for the details and the night’s itinerary – great weather …

Messing about on the river

Posted on June 3, 2007 in News & Reviews

It’s been a quiet news month, so I’ve had a trawl through the archives. I’m looking forward to the Oxford Punting Party on June 30th (for more details, click here), …

Important message for members with Hotmail email accounts

Posted on May 18, 2007 in News & Reviews

We’ve been having problems with sending our regular emails to members with Hotmail accounts. It appears that they are being blocked by Hotmail for some unknown reason. We are in …

Heading South Book Launch

Posted on May 11, 2007 in News & Reviews

SYP members are welcome to attend the launch of Heading South by Luke Bitmead and Catherine Richards.  Heading South is the latest novel to be launched by Legend Press MD …