Talk to book publishers about writing or illustration at St George’s Fayre in March

Jane Levicki of Bird's Nest Books in March

Jane Levicki of Bird's Nest Books in March - Credit: Archant

Pick up a free book, enter a short story competition or find out about writing and publishing workshops with local independent publisher Bird’s Nest Books.

Their stand will be at the St George’s Fayre on Sunday April 24 when Jane Levicki and Claire Upton can talk about the events they have planned this year and hope to meet local authors or illustrators.

As part of world book night they will have free copies of Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig to give away.

They are also running a short story competition - find out how to enter at the fayre or visit their webiste for details.

The competition is open to adults aged 16 and over, living in or near Fenland, to write a short story with a maximum of 1,500 words on the theme of birds.

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There are three prizes and the deadline is May 20.

Bird’s Nest Books are also holding writing and publishing workshops on subjects of publishing your book, comic and graphic novel creation and creative writing.

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They will be outside the library throughout the day.

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