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Stepping Out with Bristol Writers’ Group

Updated: Oct 16, 2020

7:30pm, Wednesday 21 October

Online, Free

Festival regulars Bristol Writers’ Group return with a series of readings on the topic of travel and journeys. The stories will be of journeys far and wide, and some may not even be journeys in the usual sense. Stories will stretch from our own Bristol to distant imaginary lands. The only certainty is that they will not be what you expected. The event ties in with the launch of new zine Stepping Out including stories featured in the event and some new exclusive ones. The zine will be available online and from readers through social media, details in authors bios.

Featured authors

Piers Marter was originally brought up in Essex, but moved to Bristol due to its reputation for art and creativity. He is currently working on a novel and also writes short stories and poetry.

Ray Newman is a writer and editor based in Bristol. He writes about beer and pubs as 'Ray Bailey' and is working on his second crime novel. He's on Twitter @MrRayNewman.

Corinne Dobinson has previously read at the Bristol Literature Festival and other Bristol-based events and her work has been broadcast on BBC radio. She is currently working on a collection of short stories.

Mike Manson is the author of four history books and three novels. He was an editor of the Bristol Review of Books and been the chair of the judges of the Bristol Short Story Prize.

Sarah Rowles is currently working on a contemporary coming-of-age novel based on the themes of Peter Pan. Sarah specialises in dramatic readings of picture books to a receptive audience of two small children.

Andy Hamilton is a writer and forager who has been popping up at events, in the local media and in people’s gardens over the last 15 years. He’s written five non-fiction books, covering subjects such as beer, fermenting food, sustainable living and foraging. He is currently experimenting with fiction and non-fiction projects inspired by our place in the natural world.

Judy Darley can't stop writing about the fallibilities of the human mind.Judy’s story collection Sky Light Rain is out from Valley Press.Her debut Remember Me To The Bees is available from Tangent Books.Find Judy at and

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