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@HayleyCFletcher Hi Hailey, they'll go on sale in September. Watch this space! :-)
Fri Aug 29 17:25:51 +0000 2014
@FreeWordCentre Yes, in a way they're both equally terrible for a typochondriac, each in its own way.
Fri Aug 29 15:52:43 +0000 2014
We’re very excited to be publishing our second title translated from the French, ‘Under the Tripoli Sky’, by... http://t.co/sxNJnRAfYf
Fri Aug 29 15:49:44 +0000 2014
@FreeWordCentre The fear can turn into real terror when it's a book and not just a tweet or FB entry!
Fri Aug 29 14:02:51 +0000 2014
RT @FreeWordCentre: All the damn time, this one. #FreeWordOfTheDay http://t.co/1rM4wMDuSE
Fri Aug 29 13:55:23 +0000 2014
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PEIRENE'S SEPTEMBER SALON
Tickets can now be booked for our September Salon with Libyan author Kamal Ben Hameda. An evening of literature, conversation, dinner and drinks.
THE MUSSESL FEAST RUNNER UP IFFP 2014
We are delighted & honoured. The Mussel Feast (Peirene no10) receives runner up prize with special mention at the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014. Congratulations to our German author Birgit Vanderbeke and translator Jamie Bulloch.
FIRST PEIRENE BOOK OPTIONED BY UK FILM COMPANY
The film rights for Peirene No 5, Tomorrow Pamplona by Jan van Mersbergen, translated from the Dutch by Laura Watkinson, have been bought by UK independent production company First Born Films.
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OUR READERS.
You have donated £3656 (three thousand six hundred and fifty-six pounds) to our chosen charity, The Maya Centre. In 2013, 50 pence of the sale of each copy of Peirene No 1, Beside the Sea, and our Turning Point series was donated to the Maya Centre. In addition 33 of you gave an extra £5 donation when ordering from our online shop. In 2014 we will continue our support. To the list of the above books, we will add our Coming-of-Age series.
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