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Meet the Editor – Cardiff Crime and Coffee Festival

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Date(s) - 02/06/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cardiff Central Library


Honno Welsh Women’s Press are offering writers the opportunity to meet Caroline Oakley, an experienced editor, for a 20 minute individual session, to discuss your work of crime at the Crime and Coffee Festival, Cardiff Library.

Caroline will be focusing on crime fiction, and the sessions are open to all writers, at any stage of the writing process. Although Caroline will be focusing on crime manuscripts, if you have a non-crime manuscript do contact us and your name can be put on a waiting list.

a rare opportunity to talk about your submission face to face with a professional editor – indicative of the nurture and support Honno give to their authors throughout the publishing process and beyond.” Alison Layland, author of Someone Else’s Conflict

Caroline Oakley is the editor/publisher at Honno. She was Editorial Director, Orion Books, publishing crime fiction (including Ian Rankin), SF & Fantasy (including Michael Moorcock and Tricia Sullivan) and general fiction and non-fiction (including Nick Middleton and Mark Todd).

Please phone in advance to confirm a time and book a place. Once a time has been agreed you will need to send by the 11th May:

• Covering Letter
• One page synopsis
• First 50 pages, double spaced
• Cheque for £35 payable to Honno

Phone: 01970 623150 or email

Please note: if we do not receive your submission by 11th May your place will be given to someone else.

Without the Meet The Editor scheme I would never have had the confidence to keep plugging away.” Lucy Owen, author of Boo-a-bog in the Park and The Sea House

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