Help Choose The Top Chiswick Writers And Books
A Chiswick Timeline of Books is being launched for the Book Festival
As ITV prepares to serialise Vanity Fair (which opens in Chiswick
Mall, where WM Thackeray went to school), the
There is no shortage of candidates. Chiswick was the home of, or setting for works by, Alexander Pope, WM Thackeray, WB Yeats, EM Forster, GK Chesterton, Patrick Hamilton, Ford Madox Ford, Harold Pinter, Anthony Burgess, John Osborne, Nancy Mitford, Dylan Thomas, Sir John Betjeman, Sir Arthur Pinero and, in the 21st century, Celia Brayfield, Mavis Cheek, Adele Parks, Bryan Appleyard and many more. And that’s just the novelists, poets and playwrights!
15 years ago, ChiswickW4.com was already recording
the book launches, blue plaques and ‘top literary references’
Email your thoughts to email@example.com and mark the subject box ‘Chiswick Writers’.
There’ll be prizes and the Festival will use the findings to help build its ‘Chiswick Timeline of Writers and Books’
Entries close on Sunday 2 September 2018. We look forward to receiving them. Here are some previous articles carried on chiswickw4.com
Blue Plaque Installed On Patrick Hamilton's Childhood Home
Janet Ellis Publishes Her First Novel
No Blue Plaque For Anthony Cronin In Chiswick
Woodstock Road Goes Back In Time One Hundred Years
Actress Vicky Michelle To Unveil Plaque to Michael Pleasence
August 11, 2018