Tag: Myriad Editions

Book Talk in Support of St Wilfrid’s Hospice

This March Isabel is delighted to be supporting the St Wilfrid’s Hospice Dreambuilding Project, with an evening of readings and book chat at St John’s Church in Southbourne, West Sussex.  All proceeds from ticket sales and 15% of the bookseller’s profits will go towards…

‘My Life in Books’ by Isabel Ashdown

This month I’ve had the pleasure of chatting to book blogger extraordinaire, Anne Cater, about the books that have shaped my reading life. Read more about my choices here, from Roald Dahl to Raymond Carver, from Adrian Mole to Catherine Dollanganger …

FLIGHT Launch Photos

Flight got off to a flying start with a lively book launch hosted by Waterstones in Chichester this week.  It was strictly standing room only with Isabel’s friends, family and readers coming together to celebrate the release of her new novel on 21st May. …

Writer in Residence – latest news

I can hardly believe it, but a full academic year has passed and the time has come for me to hang up my Writer in Residence hat. It’s been a fabulous year, full of literary salons, writing masterclasses, one-to-ones and competition celebrations – and…

University of Brighton: Writer in Residence Interview – Corinne Pearlman on Graphic Fiction

This month, as a precursor to our ‘Words and Pictures’ event on 14th November, I’m delighted to be chatting with Corinne Pearlman, Creative Director at Myriad Editions Publishers.  Corinne, welcome to my blog.  The graphic novel industry seems to be growing.  I’m a relatively…

University of Brighton: Writer in Residence Blog – Expand your Reading List

Last night I had the pleasure of meeting with students and staff at the University of Brighton – my first outing as their new Writer in Residence for the coming academic year.  I’m thrilled to be working with them all, and very excited about…

University of Brighton Announces Novelist Isabel Ashdown as Inaugural Writer in Residence

Isabel Ashdown is delighted to be appointed as the first Writer in Residence at the University of Brighton.  Dr Jessica Moriarty, Subject Leader for Creative Writing, said of the new position: ‘Isabel’s residency will enrich not only the experience of students in the School…

Summer of ’76 – London Launch Photos

Photographs of book launch night in Great Russell Street, courtesy of the fabulous George Burman: Follow Isabel on facebook:

‘Hot Deal for Myriad’ – Publishing News from The Bookseller, October 2012

Myriad has signed a third novel by Isabel Ashdown, the author of Glasshopper, the winner of the Mail on Sunday Novel competition, and Hurry Up and Wait. Editor Vicky Blunden acquired UK and British Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in Summer of ’76 from Kate…