Gallery: Dear Fiona Launch

Waterside Press and the Koestler Trust hosted a reception at the Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London, to celebrate the publication of Dear Fiona: Letters from a Suspected Soviet Spy by Fiona Fullerton. This included the author in conversation with Corinna Honan.… Read more “Gallery: Dear Fiona Launch”

Gallery: Behind the Lines Launch

Michael Crowley’s Behind the Lines: Creative Writing with Offenders and People at Risk was launched by Alicia Stubbersfield at The Koestler Exhibition for the North West, World Museum, Liverpool, on Thursday 24 May 2012.

Photos courtesy of Cristof Häberle. With thanks to the Koestler Trust and Alicia Stubbersfield.… Read more “Gallery: Behind the Lines Launch”

Gallery: Pit of Shame – Henry Kelly visit to Reading Gaol

Journalist and broadcaster Henry Kelly was so enthused by Anthony Stokes’ book he wanted to visit Reading prison for himself. Guided by Pit of Shame author Anthony Stokes he saw the condemned cell, the corridors, the bars, walls and graves. You can listen to the resulting radio show here (opens in new window).… Read more “Gallery: Pit of Shame – Henry Kelly visit to Reading Gaol”

Gallery: Pit of Shame – Launch at HMP&YOI Reading

Author Anthony Stokes showcased Reading gaol’s rich history as his book was launched in the prison chapel. Following the official proceedings led by Governor Pauline Bryant, some of those attending were treated to a tour of the prison – including the site where hanged prisoners were buried anonymously (Anthony has now marked each grave with a plaque).… Read more “Gallery: Pit of Shame – Launch at HMP&YOI Reading”