Writers in Hastings Exhbition 2007

On Saturday, 11th October Earlyworks Press and Hastings Writers Group presented an exhibition of books written and published in Hastings, giving local small press and independent authors a stage to show their work, and local residents a chance to meet the people behind the books.

Hastings Writers Group exhibited the anthology, compiled by group organiser Rosemary Bartholomew, which was published to mark their Diamond Jubilee.

You can see more of Hastings Writers Group on their website,

 and in the Gallery pages of the Hastings Observer.


Hastings Writers 'Diamonds' display

Hastings Writers' Group 'Diamonds' display, overseen by Rosemary Bartholomew

Rosemary Bartholomew


Hastings Writers' Group display

Hastings Writers' Group members' display


Earlyworks Press publications and books by members of the Earlyworks Press Writers and Reviewers Club.


Friends and browsers in the Mall

Kay Green, editor of Earlyworks Press, exhibited a range of work by Earlyworks Press club members and competition winners.

Also in this picture, C R Krishnan, author of 'Frogs Under the Wheels'.

Hastings social historian Victoria Seymour exhibited her books and second world war memorabilia.


Sorry, we're pretty sure we haven't got photos of everyone but here's a selection of the writers who attended, and some of their wares...

Bernadine Fiddimore

Bernadine Fiddimore


Books for children display

Books for children by Bernadine Fiddimore and Sandra Collins


Christine Brewer

Christine Brewer with her book 'The City of Gold'


Frogs Under the Wheels display

'Frogs Under the Wheels' by C R Krishnan


Victoria Seymour's books, 'Host Families Wanted', 'Court in the Act' and 'Letters to Hannah'

Victoria Seymour's books about Hastings


Tanya Oriel's poetry pamphlets

Tanya Oriel with some of her poetry



Neil and Sue from the Robert Tressell Society giving some background on 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists'



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