Archive for the ‘Authors’ Category

Recently co-founder Nick Johnson conducted an interview with fellow literary blogger Zoe Toft of Playing by the Book.  We thought supporters / readers might like to read more about the Pelican Post’s philosophy and objectives on all matters pertaining to better access to children’s fiction… Tell us a little about Pelican Post and how it differs […]

Earlier this year, Alexander McCall Smith, author of the highly successful book series, The No1 Ladies Detective Agency kindly took time out of his incredibly busy writing schedule to talk to Clemency Burton Hill about his life, inspiration, characters and anything else that may come up in conversation at an event in support of the Pelican Post. Image courtesy of Chris […]

The team here at Pelican Post Towers are delighted to receive an endorsement of support fom the thought provoking and very talented author and film producer Nick Taussig.  Nick is the author of four critically acclaimed novels; love and Mayhem, Don Don,the Distinguished Assassin and Gorilla Geurrilla.   Always gripping and provocative in equal measure – one of Nicks works – Gorilla Geurrilla  was recently featured […]

  Date: 03 March 2011 Time: 1PM – 3:30 PM Place: The Royal Geological Society, Piccadilly, London Price:  £15 ( proceeds will go to support The Pelican Post) Booking: To Reserve a place please email   We are extremely honoured to announce that celebrated and prolific Author Alexander McCall Smith has kindly taken time out his […]

Last Thursday saw the start of this year’s Guildford Book Festival with many of Britain’s finest authors and celebrities making an apperance at venues across Guildford over the next ten days. This year’s line up is no exception with a diverse range of authors giving talks on subject matters as diverse as gardening, cooking to poisioning, Georgian prostitution and the Goons!  Guest authors […]

The Pelican Post is delighted to recieve an endorsement from the TV face of the book world – Mariella Frostrup!   Mariella Frostrup, Journalist, Radio/TV presenter, art critic and past member of the judging panel for the Booker Prize is often associated with the literary world and currently presents Sky’s ‘The Book Show’ – the only weekly programme […]

Swap A Book, Gain A Memory, Change a Life..! Thanks to everyone who came along to the inaugural Big Book Swap back in January and thanks too to the Royal College of Physicians in Regents Park for hosting such a perfect venue for literary banter, and for Kim Dunsmore and Kim Thormond for organising such a wonderful […]

Beverley Naidoo, Author of  the award winning children’s story ‘Journey to Jo’burg’ and one of the participating authors of the scheme, has kindly prepared 2 video podcasts in support of the scheme. In the  first video clip, Beverley gives her thoughts on the Pelican Post  and what it is trying to achieve… In the second clip,  Beverley provides a brief summary […]