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Love your Mum

Why not share your literary love with your Mum and buy her a ticket or two to the Willy Lit Fest as a Mother’s Day present? Chances are she was instrumental in fostering your love of reading and we have plenty of sessions to chose from depending on her interests .

Our wonderful supporter and bookseller, Book and Paper are offering a great Mother’s day special. Simply buy your Mum a ticket to see one of the three authors listed below and you can receive a 20% discount on their book too. Simply show your email confirmation of booking and payment when you’re at Book and Paper.

1. David Astle, our favourite word nerd will be talking about his book Cluetopia which toasts the centenary of crosswords whizzing you through 100 years of remarkable clues across the world.

2. Paddy O’Reilly will be talking about her book It Happened in a Holden . Paddy will be joined by Anson CameronJohn Romeril and Gideon Haigh , contributors to the book and they will share their funny, brave, sad and sometimes ridiculous Holden tales.

3. Rachel Power  will be taking about talking about her book Motherhood and Creativity – The Divided Heart. “Mothering and creativity are both all-consuming preoccupations, but one can’t replace the other. Basically, I wanted to know how other mothers did it!” Rachel (writer, editor and artist) will be talking with Lisa Gorton (poet, essayist and fiction writer), Lily Mae Martin  (artist) and Sally Rippin (author and illustrator) as they consider the “divided heart”.

So make your choice from one of these three great sessions and buy a ticket before this offer closes on Mother’s Day – Sunday 10 May at 4.00pm.

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