Let's Talk About . . .

Margaret Holbrook

North West
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Paid: Charge for first hour and then 30 mins after. Less than 1 hr? Revised rates may apply.
8th March 2022
Author | Reading | Poetry | Books Writing

Author Visit with Readings and Chat. I will read from any of my published work, (as requested) fiction/poetry and talk about writing in general. Plenty of time to chime in and join the conversation and with time for a Q &A afterwards.

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About Margaret Holbrook

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. To date she has written 4 novels, 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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