Jesmond is a residential suburb of Newcastle trying to regain its community spirit after several years of being completely overrun by a transient student population. To that end, some of the the residents have organised a community festival, and two Tonto writers are involved.
TODAY (Tuesday) between 12 and 1, Stephen Shieber will be reading from his forthcoming collection, Being Normal.
Later, from 7.30, Rosalind Wyllie, author of the forthcoming novel Everything You Ever Wanted, will be taking part in a discussion about new writing.
Then, on Friday 4 April between 12 and 1, Rosalind will be reading from Everything You Ever Wanted.
All of the events take place at the Jesmond Methodist Church, and are free.
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