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Memories from our Annual Literary Dinner on Friday 24th November

We had a wonderful time at our Literary Dinner. The three authors below described their journeys to becoming published authors, with all the pain and emotions the road to success demanded







Gillian McAllister A Birmingham solicitor who now works part time so that she can devote more time to writing legal crime novels


Ken Preston Author of the Joe Coffin series of British crime and vampire horror books. His short stories have been adapted for radio and published in ‘My Weekly’. Ken also writes for the young adult market and teaches creative writing to teenagers and adults


Aaron Wilkes Aaron started his working life as a teacher of History. He saw a gap in the availability of good teaching materials and is now OUP’s best-selling writer of children’s school History textbooks