Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Jefferies-Williams Meeting 6 April 2019

Readings from Richard Jefferies and Alfred Williams




On Saturday 6th April members of the Richard Jefferies Society and the Friends of Alfred Williams gather to share readings of both writers at the Richard Jefferies Museum, Marlborough Road, Coate, Swindon SN3 6AA.

The event starts promptly at 2.00pm, is open to public and free to attend.

The Friends are hosting the gathering this year.

Select a short extract to read to others by or about Richard Jefferies or Alfred Williams or just come along to listen.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Richard Jefferies Society and White Horse Bookshop Literary Award for Nature Writing

We are delighted to announce that the short-list for the 2018 Richard Jefferies Society and White Horse Bookshop Literary Award was agreed on 13 January 2019. In no particular order the titles, authors and publishers are:

·        Kings of the Yukon: an Alaskan river journey  by Adam Weymouth, (Particular Books)
·        The Bumblebee Flies Anyway by Kate Bradbury (Bloomsbury Wildlife)
·        Wilding by Isabella Tree (Picador)
·        Our Place, by  Mark Cocker (Jonathan Cape)


The decision about the overall winner will be announced in May.