Meetings are held at Hartington Grove Friends' Meeting House, from 7.30 pm to about 9.30. Hartington Grove runs between Hills Road and Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge.
Upcoming General Meetings
There will be reports on the past year's activities, All existing officers are willing to stand again, but if you fancied a turn at a post, this would be welcomed. Following the practice started last year, the meeting will choose the theme for then 2021 Short Story Competition. After the formal business Hannah Hooton, our Publicity Officer, has devised a game which will test your knowledge of book titles. So, some fun as well!
Sophie Hannah is a Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling writer of crime fiction, published in forty-nine languages and fifty-one territories. Her books have sold millions of copies worldwide. In 2014, with the blessing of Agatha Christie’s family and estate, Sophie published a new Poirot novel, The Monogram Murders, which was a bestseller in more than fifteen countries. She has since published two more Poirot novels, Closed Casket and The Mystery of Three Quarters, both of which were instant Sunday Times Top Ten bestsellers.
Tuesday, 5. May 2020 - Routes to Publishing: Taking the right route with advice from agents and publishers
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Andrew McDonnell is the course leader for the English Literature and Creative Writing degrees at University Centre Peterborough where he undertakes research in Literary Theory, English Literature and Creative Writing.
His debut poetry collection, The Somnambulist Cookbook was published by Salt in June 2019. It is a series of poems that examine the quality of disappearance, how memory interferes with how we recall events, putting particular emphasis or spin on these events.
Giles Yeo is a geneticist with over 20 years’ experience dedicated to researching obesity and the brain control of food intake. He took part in pioneering research that uncovered key pathways in how the brain controls food intake. His current research focuses on understanding how these pathways differ from person to person, and the influence of genetics in our relationship with food and eating habits.
Giles will present his book, Gene Eating: The Science of Obesity and the Truth About Diets, which is hailed as an 'anti diet' book, and gets more in-depth into the science of weight, obesity and diet.
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