2021 Exhibitors

The world’s leading marketplace for publishing professionals

Reedsy is a marketplace connecting authors and publishers with the world’s leading publishing talent — from editors and proofreaders to cover designers, illustrators, ghostwriters and literary translators. So far, over 20,000 authors have trusted Reedsy to find the perfect editors for their book. On top of that, Reedsy seeks to provide authors with as much free resources as possible, including over 50 free Reedsy Learning courses on writing, publishing and book marketing, bi-weekly webinars and a free writing tool!

To learn more about how Reedsy can help, Writers’ Weekend attendees can watch their presentation and ask your questions at their LIVE panel on Thursday, 24 June at 7pm BST, or view a recording anytime on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.  For information on the panel, go to the Programme page.

Special offer!

Reedsy editors are offering FREE, no-obligation, 30-minute one-to-one editorial sessions for feedback on your manuscript and to discuss any storytelling or publishing questions you may have. Available only for Writers’ Weekend attendees that purchase the Weekend, Saturday or Sunday package. You will be matched with an editor that matches your requirements and your meeting will be held virtually between Monday, 21 June – Friday, 25 June. For information on the professional Reedsy editors giving one-to-ones, visit the Expo Speakers tab on the Speakers page.  To book, tick the Reedsy box when you book your Writers’ Weekend package.


Arvon is a charity that runs residential creative writing courses and retreats in rural writing houses, offering the time and space to write.

they have created an online programme of activities, Arvon at Home, to help you find inspiration and keep writing, no matter what the setting.

Independent Booksellers in Winchester for over 250 years.

P&G Wells are long-time supporters of the Writers’ Weekend and, previously, the Winchester Writers’ Festival.  We believe that it is important to support our local businesses and encourage you to make your book purchases from P&G Wells.

As an added bonus, many of the authors speaking at the Writers’ Weekend will be autographing bookplates that will be inserted into the books that you order. A great gift or valued book for your bookshelf!


The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) collects money due for secondary uses of writers’ work and is designed to support authors and their creativity, ensure they receive fair payment and see their rights are respected.

The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is a not-for-profit organisation started by writers for the benefit of all types of writers. Owned by its members, ALCS collects money due for secondary uses of writers’ work. It is designed to support authors and their creativity, ensure they receive fair payment and see their rights are respected. It promotes and teaches the principles of copyright and campaigns for a fair deal. It represents over 110,000 members, and since 1977 has paid over £500 million to writers.

Troubador is an independent UK publisher offering a range of publishing options to authors, from assisting independent authors with specific requirements (Indie-Go), through full service self-publishing (Matador), to partnership and mainstream publishing (The Book Guild Ltd). We also organize a range of events for authors, including the annual Self-Publishing Conference. We enjoy helping authors publish, and using our 25 years’ experience we strive to create quality books and to market and distribute them as widely as possible.

Writing Magazine is the UK’s biggest and bestselling magazine for writers.


Literary gifts for book lovers, gorgeous gift ideas for readers, writers and literature fans.

Degrees of difference: A Master’s degree from Bournemouth University will help you stand out through its combination of education, research and professional practice. Learn from experienced writers and practitioners who will encourage and support you as you develop your work to publishable quality.


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