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Bulwer-Lytton 2010

Bulwer Lytton Prize for bad writing

This year’s Bulwer-Lytton Prize, the annual award for the worst opening sentence, has gone to Molly Ringle's comparison of a lovers' kiss with the sucking of a thirsty rodent:

‘For the first month of Ricardo and Felicity's affair, they greeted one another at every stolen rendezvous with a kiss – a lengthy, ravenous kiss, Ricardo lapping and sucking at Felicity's mouth as if she were   Read more

The 7th International Women's Fiction Festival

23-26 September 2010

This is a literary festival dedicated to women’s fiction from all of Europe. It attracts best-selling writers, agents, translators and editors from international publishing houses to the beautiful city of the Sassi, Matera in southern Italy.  Read more

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