You’d be amazed at how many active writers there are in York, says Anneliese Emmans Dean
Looking for a good read? For you? For your book group? Then why not choose a book written – maybe even set – in York? York is teeming with talented authors, and now it’s easy to find out who they are and what books they’ve written. Just go to the York Authors website.
York Authors is a new group set up by authors in York as a hub for professional authors here. Whatever your taste in books – crime fiction, historical novels, fantasy, romance, poetry, kids books, family dramas, thrillers, literary fiction, cookery, biography – you’ll find some great reads at York Authors.
You’ll be amazed at the variety of authors writing in York, from Jessica Hart, who has written 60 books and sold more than 14 million copies, to Helen Cadbury, whose first book is just out.
Each author has their own profile page on our website, so you can find out more about them and their books.
Worried you might not like a particular book? There are plenty of sample chapters to read before you buy!
Once you’ve decided which books you’d like to buy, the York Authors website includes links so you can purchase online – plus, for those who prefer buying at a physical shop, details of York bookshops.
If you run a book group or other society or work in a school and would like to invite a local author to come and talk, you’ll find each author’s contact details on their profile page.
And if you know any authors in York who might like to join us, then ask them to contact us by email – please click here.
You can follow us on Twitter too. We’re @YorkAuthors.
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Anneliese Emmans Dean is a co-founder of York Authors. Her illustrated children’s book Buzzing! (Discover the poetry in garden minibeasts) has a Foreword by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and was nominated for this year’s Carnegie Medal. It is a National Insect Week recommended children’s book and teachers’ resource. Anneliese performs an ‘edu-taining’ show based on her Buzzing! book at schools and festivals nationwide (as well as to grown-ups in e.g. WI and gardening groups) and is happy to talk to book groups too. Find out more at on the York Authors website or at theBigBuzz.biz