The setting of Joanna Trollope's new novel Balancing Act is a family pottery business, much like Emma Bridgewater, and Joanna visited the factory at Stoke on Trent several times as part of her research for the book. Join with Emma Bridgwater in celebrating the publication of Balancing Act! Joanna will be signing 15 copies of her latest book, especially for Emma Bridgewater customers. For your chance of winning one of these books, just Click Here and scroll to the bottom of the pageg to answer one simple question. Good luck!
Balancing Act, Joanna Trollope's latest book, is out now! To find out more, visit the Balancing Act book page.
Joanna will be touring the UK from 27th February. This is a chance to hear Joanna talk about her new book and also get to meet her. If you would like to see details of Joanna's UK tour, Click Here to find out more!
Joanna is supporting CLIC Sargent’s brand new 'Get in Character' fundraising campaign to give you - or your loved one - the chance to appear in a book as a character name. The Get in Character auction aims to raise £10,000 that will help CLIC Sargent provide clinical, practical and emotional support to children, young people with cancer and their families. For more details Click Here...
Watch the video below to hear about her first experience of Austen's work, why she was so thrilled to be asked to re-inrepret ther characters for a modern audience, and how she hopes The Austen Project will ultimately lead more people to read “the sacred six".
Joanna Trollope has written a contemporary reworking of Sense and Sensibility, as part of The Austen Project – a major new series pairing six contemporary writers with Jane Austen’s six completed works.
Click here to find out more about the book and watch the video below to see Joanna talking about her involvement in The Austen Project, and why Jane Austen means so much to her:
As part of The Austen Project we are calling on all aspiring young writers aged 16 -18 years old to enter a piece of original writing – nonfiction or fiction – on the theme of “Jane Austen: Re-imagined”.
Joanna officially launched Lechlade Library this week after campaigning residents saved it from closure. Click here to find out more...
Wednesday 1st May 10am: JANE AGAIN
Joanna with her contemporary reworking of Sense and Sensibility (2013) and Paula Byrne author of The Real Jane Austen (2013) discuss innovative ways of bringing the world of Jane Austen to a modern audience, including the blind and partially sighted.
Tickets £8 (includes illustrated talk by John Mullen) Downloadable programme and booking form: Click Here