Photos from first SALAD day @ The Forum
Last Saturday was the first ever SALAD (Southend Area Local Authors’ Day) at the Forum. It was organised by Ann Duggans Robson to promote literature written by local authors.
The third book in Ann Duggans Robson‘s knitted mouse characters series about ‘The Pinkmouse Gang’ sees Zippit and Lee Go to Southend.
The latest book by Dee Gordon, Voices from History: Essex Land Girls includes interviews and a wealth of material unearthed in diaries, letters and in the stories handed down from one generation to the next about Essex Land Girls.
Tessa Buckley is a writer from Leigh on Sea. Her forthcoming book Eye Spy is her first novel, an e-book adventure story for children, introducing Alex and Donna Macintyre and their detective service, Eye Spy Investigations.
Sarah E Smith has written a time travel trilogy The Secret of Aldwych Strand: “Nothing ever goes according to plan – especially where Time Travel is concerned. Instead of Southend, Lucy and Mark find themselves in Nazi Britain in 1949, on a different pier, in a world that shouldn’t exist.”
The Tokyo Express is Una Rose’s début novel: “It explores many issues of human nature, such as prejudice and abuse of power, as well as the force of love surviving against all the odds.”