Eltham Writers Group: Tattoo Stories

Eltham Writers Group: Tattoo Stories

This year’s Elthamread book ‘The Dragon Lady’ by Louisa Treger is based on the life of Virginia Courtauld who was  infamous for the dragon tattoo on her leg. Taking this as their inspiration the Eltham Writers Group has written ultra short stories on the theme of...
Elthamread 2020 announced

Elthamread 2020 announced

A mystery thriller novel based on the life and times of Eltham Palace’s Courtauld family is the subject of the 2020 Elthamread. Blending fact and fiction, The Dragon Lady charts the life story of Virginia Courtauld and folds it into a mixture of romance, crime and...
Previous Elthamreads

Previous Elthamreads

Past books featured in Elthamread have been The Swimming Pool by Louise Candlish, London Lies Beneath by Stella Duffy and Mr Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo.
What is Elthamread?

What is Elthamread?

The aim of the Elthamread is to encourage everyone in SE9 to read the same book in October and come together at various events to talk about it. The Elthamread was launched in 2016 by local author Wendy Moore and is co-ordinated by Eltham Library manager Miriam...
Elthamread 2019

Elthamread 2019

Elthamread for 2019 was Bookworm by Lucy Mangan. Described as, “Beautiful and moving… It will kick-start a cascade of nostalgia.” When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up different worlds and cast new light on this one.She...