img_3662Local writer Shirley-Anne McMillan is the author of Widows’ Row (self published, Amazon Create Space 2014) and A Good Hiding (Atom Books 2016), as well as countless zines and comix.

She is passionate about encouraging local stories and particularly those from queer communities which are not widely represented in the mainstream.

Shirley will present a talk and Q&A session detailing her experiences as a self
publisher, outlining the advantages and pitfalls of self-publishing and sharing best practice which she has learned from her own experiences and from other self publishers, particularly the writer Catherine Ryan Howard.

All welcome. Please register by emailing

Saturday 12th November
Black Box Green Room