Susie Troup is the founder and director of the Hexham Book Festival, which is now in its 11th year. Susie first started a book group in Northumberland in 1996 and it was from there that the idea of a book festival in Hexham took shape.


1 Response to “About the reader in residence”

  1. 1 Anna Barker 3 September 2008 at 7:02 pm

    Hi – great to hear about the new Hexham book group. We have a fledgling book group in Bardon Mill (just started this year) and are also trying to get a “virtual” book group going via the website. We thought this would be a good idea for people who can’t make the meetings. It would be great if you joined in online –

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About the group

The group meets at 7.30pm on the first Tuesday of every month at The Forum Cinema, Hexham.

If you would like more information about what the group is reading, please visit



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