Reflective Day

WEB Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier and Q: Finished by Another, led by Polly Greyson

Saturday 27 January, 10am-3pm, St Endellion Church

What is it like to finish writing another author’s novel? Writer and researcher Polly Gregson will explore the creative relationship between Daphne du Maurier and Sir Arthur Quiller Couch, starting with their co-created novel Castle Dor. The novel is a captivating re-imagining of Tristan and Iseult set around Fowey.

Participants will be invited to get involved in a creative writing exercise related to this theme. Bring a picnic lunch. Cost £10. Book with Judith Pollinger 01208880181 or or

Polly Gregson is a writer and researcher who specialises in eco-criticism and science fiction. Since graduating from MA in Critical Writing in Art & Design at the Royal College of Art last year, she has been in residence with Akademie Schloss Solitude, where she created an online archive of future relics, and with CAPC, Musée d’art Contemporain in Bordeaux, where she undertook a research project on the radical publishing house Beau Geste Press. She has now moved back to live full-time in Cornwall and is working as an environmental researcher with Eden Project International.

This project was commissioned by the Q Fund and has been supported by FEAST with funding from Arts Council England and Cornwall Council.

North Cornwall Book Festival

The dates of the 2018 North Cornwall Book Festival are:

Thursday 4th October  through Sunday  7th October 2018


Highlights of this year’s festival can be enjoyed through podcasts, drawings and photographs, just go to  the website