North Wales AuthorEXPO 2020

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A brand new author showcase event taking place within a well equipped and fully accessible venue in Wrexham, North Wales.

Whether you are a new or established writer or a book lover, there is plenty on offer for all the family at this exciting celebration of books and writing.

Event Overview

  • Exhibitor hall with over 20 authors presenting their work
  • Signed copies for sale
  • Author spotlight stage with PA system and multimedia display
  • Quiet and comfortable 1-1 breakout / relaxation spaces available for the use of authors, guests and visitors
  • A fully equipped conference room facility hosting a series of professional workshops on the writing and publishing industry
  • Poetry Takeaway event
  • Sketch artist in residence
  • Children’s Zone with storytelling and activities
  • On site coffee bar with light refreshments
  • Free visitor entry

For further information or to enquire about participating in the event, please contact event manager ALLAN LONGSHADOW directly on 07985 521596 or contact us online via our messaging facility of using the form at the bottom of the page.


Book Exhibitor Tickets

Expert Workshops

NW AuthorEXPO 2020 will be hosting 6 expert workshops suitable for apsiring and established authors alike, including:

  • Routes to publication – Self publishing vs Traditional Publishing
  • Do it like Dahl – Writing fiction for young readers
  • Beat the Block – How to be a productive writer and overcome writers block
  • From Page to Screen – How to take your stories into film

Tickets £3.50 each per workshop or £10 for unlimited day pass.

Location & Venue

The North Wales AuthorEXPO 2020 is taking place in the Wrexham Enterprise Hub, a fully accessible town centre location with street level access to all areas. The building is located adjacent to Queen’s Square and occupies the former Iceland supermarket.

Wrexham Enterprise Hub11-13 Rhosddu Road
LL11 1AT

The venue does not have its own parking facilities on site, however there is access for loading.

There are several public car parks located nearby, with the nearest long stay facilities being located at the council operated Waterworld (LL13 8BG) or Ty Pawb multistorey (LL13 8BY).

Confirmed Exhibitors

  • Voicebox Spoken Word
  • Marie Anne Cope (Bonds Series, Tales from a Scarygirl, The Misfits)
  • Dr Brian Coles (Nature’s Wings & Their Passengers)
  • Jackie Sinner (Imperium)
  • Marion Longshadow (Hazy Days)
  • Calon Talks Books (Calon FM)
  • The Short Story Show (Calon FM)
  • Rachel Smith (Pawfect Tales)
  • Wrexham Carnival of Words
  • Poetry Corner (Calon FM)
  • Love Wrexham Magazine
  • Lee Benson
  • Andrew Sparke
  • D G Torrens
  • Martin Tracey
  • Lara Edwards
  • J.Allan Longshadow
  • David Ebsworth (Mistress Yale’s Diaries)
  • Sue Miller (Wrexham Carnival of Words, Team Author UK)
  • P.J. Roscoe
  • Bob Gaffey
  • Wrexham Libraries
  • David Williams
  • Natalie Roberts
  • Dave McCall (David Ebsworth)
  • Jude Lennon
  • Cymreictod (Welsh Language Services)
  • Peter Hooper (Cox Banks Publishing)
  • Sarah Parkinson
  • Natasha Borton

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Event Patrons

Organisors: wordworx publishers & creative writing studio

Media Patrons:
wordworx communications
The Short Story Show, Calon FM
Calon Talks Books
Love Wrexham Magazine

Film & Photography: TBC

Catering: TBC