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Details of talks given by Margaret Holbrook

Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire
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Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
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Margaret lives in Cheshire where she grew up. Before writing finally found its way to the fore she worked variously as a sales assistant, bookkeeper and at one point ran her own floristry business. Margaret writes poetry, fiction and plays. Her short story Pig Man, was a finalist in the 2015 Cheshire Prize for Literature. In June 2014, Margaret's story 'Our Brian' was long-listed for BBC Radio 4's 'Opening Lines'. In November 2014, her play, 'The Supper Party', made it to the final 3 in a competition for Blackpool's Grand Theatre. In 2017 her play 'Ruthless' was long-listed for the Top Five Competition at Bolton's Octagon Theatre. In July 2021 her play 'The Bus Stop' was performed at Buxton Festival Fringe followed in 2022 by 'Any Other Day', a play about Alan Turing. To date she has written 5 novels, (including the first 3 Jack France Mysteries) 2 novellas, 3 short story collections, 3 poetry collections and a picture book for children (illustrated by Karen Ross) Her poetry and short stories have been published in many magazines and on line, incl, The SHOp, Best of British, Flash, I love you, Dreich, Three Drops from a Cauldron and Orbis.

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Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire
Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire
Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire

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