Penryn Press, the local student lead publishing company is due to head to The Penzance Literary Festival that is being held this July. The Literary Festival is an annual event and is due to run for four days (8th-11th). With a line up on award winning authors, it promises to be an exciting event to head to if you’re around this July.
Penryn Press are due to be present at the Festival on its final day, the 11th July, conducting two 15-minute readings from Sue Walker, the author company’s latest publication, Grim Rhymes. This new poetry collection is aimed at children and puts a spin on well-known fairy tales that have captured their attention for centuries. The publishing company has been working on this book for the entire academic year and look forward to bringing it into the literary world at the festival. ‘We’ve worked long and hard this year to put together exciting and interesting texts, and all of us here at Penryn Press can’t wait to see the books being read and enjoyed by those in Cornwall and beyond.’ said Jack Chalmers, the Commissioning Editor for Penryn Press.
Additionally, Penryn Press are going to have a stall at the Festival at which they shall be selling other books that they have published. Among these will be Into The Roots, an illustrated collection of adult short fiction and poetry, written by various authors that has also been worked on this year.
Penryn Press have gone from strength to strength this year, and shall be celebrating these successes and all their published works on the 20th May at their end of year event. The evening will be attended by everyone at the company that has been involved in the publication of these works and their authors as well as those in the local area who have provided support for the company.