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The Paying Guests tour, August – September 2014
7th July 2014

Sarah Waters – The Paying Guests – tour dates
23rd June 2014


Monday 25th August
EDINBURGH

An evening with Sarah Waters, Edinburgh International Book Festival, 8-9pm
Location: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Ticket price: £10.00, £8.00
Link to buy tickets: www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/sarah-waters
Tickets go on sale at 8:30am on Tuesday 24 June


Tuesday 26th August
YORK

An evening with Sarah Waters in association with Waterstones, 7pm
Location: Merchant Taylors Hall, Aldwark, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7BX
Ticket price: £6
Link to buy tickets: www.waterstones.com/tickets
Or available from Waterstones York: 01904 620784


Wednesday 27th August
MONMOUTHSHIRE

An evening with Sarah Waters in association with Chepstow Books, Monmouthshire, 7:30pm
Location: The Drill Hall, Chepstow House, 50 Alexandra Rd, Newport, NP20 2JF
Ticket price: £3 (redeemable against a copy of The Paying Guests)
Link to buy tickets: www.chepstowbooks.co.uk or call 01291 625011


Thursday 28th August
LONDON

Details will be announced on July 29th at 3pm


Monday 1st September
NOTTINGHAM

An evening with Sarah Waters in association with Waterstones, 7pm
Location: Sillitoe Room, Waterstones, 1/5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2GR
Link to buy tickets: www.waterstones.com/tickets or call Waterstones Nottingham: 0115 947 0069


Tuesday 2nd September
OXFORD

An evening with Sarah Waters in association with Blackwell’s
Location: Divinity Hall, The Bodleian, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG
Tickets: £20 which includes entry to the prestigious Divinity School at The Bodleian, in Oxford, and a copy of The Paying Guests.
To buy tickets: You can purchase them from the customer service desk in the Norrington Room, or call Blackwell's Oxford: 01865 333623. Alternatively, email events.oxford@blackwell.co.uk.


Wednesday 3rd September
BATH

An evening with Sarah Waters in association with Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights, 7pm
Location: Bath Central United Reform Church, Argyle Street, Bath, BA2 4BA
Tickets: £8, with £5 redeemable against a copy of The Paying Guests
To buy tickets: call 01225 331155, email books@mrbsemporium.com, or visit the shop at 14-15 John Street, Bath, BA1 2JL.


Thursday 4th September
YEOVIL

An evening with Sarah Waters in association with Waterstones, 7pm
Location: Brympton D'Evercy, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8TD
Ticket: £6, redeemable against a copy of The Paying Guests
Link to buy: www.waterstones.com/tickets, or call Waterstones in Yeovil: 01935 479832.

Winners of the Grazia/Baileys first chapter competition announced
19th June 2014


The winners and runners up for the Grazia and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction First Chapter Competition were announced this month. The contest for aspiring authors was judged by Marianne Jones and Victoria Harper from Grazia, and Sarah Waters who started the story off for them with a carefully crafted first paragraph.

Find out more and read the runners up at www.graziadaily.co.uk/conversation/entertainment/the-grazia-bailey-s-first-chapter-prize-winning-entries.

Sarah Waters opens the new Fiction Department at Foyles
19th June 2014

On Tuesday 17th June, Sarah Waters cut the ribbon for the Fiction Department at the beautiful new Foyles bookshop on Charing Cross Road. She revealed a selection of her top ten Fiction titles (take a look at her 'author picks' over at www.foyles.co.uk/sarah-waters) before signing books.