Upcoming Events

We are very keen to support local authors and publishers, and our events will highlight this.


The Shadow of the Wind

September 27th - 7:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the publication of the much-anticipated fourth instalment in Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s Cemetery of Forgotten Books series -The Labyrinth of Spirits:

For one night only the Suffolk Anthology will be transformed into Sempere and Sons bookshop for a one off book club.

Join us from 6.30pm on Thursday 27th September for tapas and cava. The book club will start at 7pm and we will be discussing the first book in the series The Shadow of the Wind.

Spaces are limited at this free event so please email us at
suffolkanthology@gmail.com to book your place now.

A limited number of signed first edition copies of ‘The Labyrinth of Spirits’ will be available for purchase on the evening – please let us know when booking if you would like us to reserve you a copy.

Alicia Drake

September 18th - 7:00 pm

Alicia Drake is a fashion journalist and writer who lived in Paris for twenty years. Her first novel is set in the heart of Left-Bank Paris and is a dazzling coming-of-age story. We are thrilled that Alicia is coming to talk to Emma Hammond about her book.

Elisa Lodato

September 4th - 7:00 pm

Elisa Lodato will be talking about her novel An Unremarkable Body.

“A debut novel that shows notable promise.”

“In her pleasingly distinct debut novel, Elisa Lodato sets out to tell the story of a middle-aged woman’s life through her autopsy report.”  The Independent

Please join us to hear Elisa discuss her writing including her newly published second novel The Necessary Marriage.

Tickets £3 each including refreshments

WDW Playwrights’ Workshops

September 15th - 10:30 am

Given by Playwright Caroline Summerfield

  • Saturday 15th September – The six elements of dramatic structure and how to avoid writing a dull and boring script? Includes a practical exercise A Game of Consequences
  • Saturday 22nd September – Writing for Radio
  • Saturday 29th September – How to shape and structure a script, includes the nine structural elements and a practical exercise on structuring a play through character

https://writersanddirectorsworkshop.com/
Start time 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

RSVP to casummerfield@btinternet.com
Price £15 per session. You pay on the day.

These workshops are suitable for all levels of experience. The workshops will be a mixture of theory and industry based workshop exercises. They will be of two hours duration. The first hour for theory, the second hour for practical exercises.