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New ‘English River’ Readings
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Virginia has some new readings scheduled for 2019 in which she will recite poems from her book The English River. Her first book-length collection, The English River combines both photographs and poems to... Read More

2018 In Review
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Exploring a year of writing and performance 2018 proved to be a very busy year for Virginia Astley. It was a year which saw the publication of her book The English River, as... Read More

Virginia Astley at Rough Trade
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Tales From The English River… With the publication of The English River, Virginia Astley has reached a milestone in a writing career that’s slowly evolved over recent years. It’s also a book that... Read More

Literature Works Interview
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Literature Works is a regional literature development agency which focusses on south west England. As part of the ongoing promotional work for The English River, Virginia recently spoke to them about the inspirations... Read More