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Exeter Authors Association

The Exeter Authors Association is a collective of professional writers dedicated to supporting and promoting professional authors and poets in Devon.

Membership of the Exeter Authors Association is by invitation.

Aspiring poets and authors are very welcome to join as Exeter Author Associates.

Writers Groups/ Poetry Evenings in Devon -   Autumn 2017

Group Date & Time Venue
East Town Writers  Wednesday 20 September from 1:00 to 3:00

East Town Cafe, East St, Crediton EX17 3AZ

East Town Writers  Wednesday 18 October from 7- 9 pm Crediton Library,  Crediton.
Exeter Authors Association  Friday 13 October from 10.00 am

Costa, Tiverton

North Devon Writers Tuesday 3 October from 10:30- 12.00

The Custom House, Bideford, Devon.

The Speakeasy Poetry Night Thursday 28 September from 7.30 pm

East Town Cafe, Crediton

 EX17 3AZ

The Tiverton Poetry Group Tuesday 3rd October from 8 - 10 pm

CreaTiv, Fore Street, Tiverton

Twyford Writers Thursday 5 October from 7- 9 pm

The Memorial Room and Bar, The Royal British Legion, Angel Hill, Tiverton

Exeter Authors Association at Chilcompton Fringe Festival 2017

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Exeter Authors Association Climbing the Stairs To Happiness in Costa

September 18, 2017

Last Friday heralded our biggest meeting of the year. As each author arrived everybody shuffled up a seat and made room for one more until no more authors could fit around our two reserved tables. It was then that it was decided we had outgrown the guest tables at Costa. 

There is a mysterious door on the Costa wall marked – Staff Only. The presence of a door in a wall is always intriguing, especially to curious writers… We charged through that door and found ourselves in a very narrow corridor leading to an equally narrow staircase.

At the top, the staircase opened into a lovely mini-conference room for barista training which we thought might come in useful as a second career. Soon the room was filled with some of the most active authors in the south-west with books ranging from children’s story to terrorist based thrillers to sci fi adventures.

We were delighted to wel…

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In a field, in a tent, some authors gathered and it was hot!

August 28, 2017

Assorted members of the Exeter authors Association went adventuring this weekend as we crossed the border and entered the wilds of Somerset. We traveled through the rolling dark green fields of the Mendips, past fascinating historic buildings including the Kings of Wessex and quaint village greens. Finally, we reached our destination – a sports pitch on the edge of Chilcompton.

Sometimes, however, appearances can be deceptive. This pitch was bustling with excitement and dotted about its fields were large white marquess standing expectantly, ready to be filled by musicians, singers, poets, and authors. The first Chilcompton Fringe Festival was waking.

The Exeter Authors Association were honoured to have our own small marquee complete with stage and professional sound equipment so our voices were not lost between the three vibrant music marquess.  We also had a wonderful sound engineer…

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