Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.– E.B. White

From this portal, you can meet some of the wonderful writers, editors and small presses who are contributing to the festival. Follow the links and you can browse books, hear readings and learn about what small presses are looking to publish. This page will stay up so you can carry on browsing after the festival is over.

Here is a map:

And here are the links to find your favourites or discover something new:

Small Press Hall an array of presses publishing fiction & poetry

Nook & Cranny Books for Non-fiction: History, Art, Space etc.

Poets’ Corridor Follow the links for readings & more.

Authors’ Alcove Storytellers writing in range of genres

Stationery Cupboard Writing Groups & resources

DEMON Students’ Den Publications by DMU Creative Writing Students

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or go to Festival Programme page for full listings