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Meike & Peirene will be at Shoreham Wordfest talking about Writing & Reading & The Art of the Novella on Sunday... http://t.co/cByvFNCsJr
Tue Jul 29 06:16:57 +0000 2014
Peirene & Meike will be talking @Wordfest_by_Sea on Sunday 28th September 2pm-4.30pm. Hope to see you there.
Tue Jul 29 06:07:17 +0000 2014
Meike's profoundest holiday thought: the day only has 24h. And that's a fact.
Mon Jul 28 15:46:45 +0000 2014
Book now for our next Reading Group Sept 10th.Will discuss Jen's fave Pei book Next World Novella over cheese & wine http://t.co/SvAkmjG3XI
Mon Jul 28 15:27:55 +0000 2014
RT @afictionhabit: @tony_malone Oh, I saw this displayed on staff picks shelf @foyles at the weekend. It does look good! @PeirenePress
Mon Jul 28 15:24:55 +0000 2014
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PEIRENE'S SEPTEMBER SALON
Tickets can now be booked for our September Salon with Libyan author Kamal Ben Hameda. An evening of literature, conversation, dinner and drinks.
THE MUSSESL FEAST RUNNER UP IFFP 2014
We are delighted & honoured. The Mussel Feast (Peirene no10) receives runner up prize with special mention at the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014. Congratulations to our German author Birgit Vanderbeke and translator Jamie Bulloch.
FIRST PEIRENE BOOK OPTIONED BY UK FILM COMPANY
The film rights for Peirene No 5, Tomorrow Pamplona by Jan van Mersbergen, translated from the Dutch by Laura Watkinson, have been bought by UK independent production company First Born Films.
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OUR READERS.
You have donated £3656 (three thousand six hundred and fifty-six pounds) to our chosen charity, The Maya Centre. In 2013, 50 pence of the sale of each copy of Peirene No 1, Beside the Sea, and our Turning Point series was donated to the Maya Centre. In addition 33 of you gave an extra £5 donation when ordering from our online shop. In 2014 we will continue our support. To the list of the above books, we will add our Coming-of-Age series.
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