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Chicago, Chicago ... that wonderful town...
If you're in Chicago on September 3rd, please join us at 7.30pm at
The Red Lion Pub,
2446 North Lincoln Avenue
where Jane will be sharing stories from Ceredigion in the 18th Century & telling us about the haunting, Nanteos Mansion and the Ceredigion Lead Wars.
Jane will be at the North American Festival of Wales, again, in August 2019. Her workshop seminars will include "Write Your Family" and "The Rich Man in His Mansion; the Poor Man Down in the Mine "
Easter Monday Afternoon Tea
Jane will be at Nanteos Mansion for the Easter Monday Afternoon Tea event. Book early for an intimate small party tour of the mansion with Jane, exploring the history and the characters of her novels about this amazing place.
Jane has just come back from the North American Festival of Wales (NAFOW) where she presented two seminars on Nanteos and the Grail and on writing the historical novel. She also signed copies of the Shadow of Nanteos at the Y Lolfa stand in NAFOW Market Place. Jane is very much looking forward to returning to NAFOW and also visiting all her new friends in Pittsburgh in 2019, when she hopes to have completed her next novel, Nanteos: The Dipping Pool.
Lecture at the National Library of Wales
Wed 19 Apr 2017, 1:15PM - 2:15PM.
Jane has been asked to deliver a lecture on Nanteos, its people and history, in April.
Mae Nanteos, un o’r tai mwyaf nodedig yn Sir Aberteifi, wedi denu pobl o bedwar ban byd. Mae’r plasty’n frith o ddirgelion a chwedlau: ceir sôn am drysor coll, a’r cwpan enwog sy’n iacháu pobl. Ochr yn ochr â darnau o’i nofel ddiweddaraf, sydd wedi'i seilio yn y 1750au yn ystod y gwrthdaro mawr yn niwydiant plwm Sir Aberteifi, bydd yr awdur Jane Blank yn rhoi bywyd newydd i hanes y tŷ rhyfeddol hwn a’i drigolion.
As one of the most important houses in Cardiganshire, Nanteos has attracted people from around the world. The mansion is rich in mystery and legend: from lost treasure to the famous healing cup. With extracts from her latest novel, set in the 1750s during the notorious Cardiganshire lead wars, author Jane Blank brings this fascinating house and its people to life.
31ain Ionawr, bydd Jane yn siarad am ei gwaith fel nofelydd i'r Gymreigyddion Y Fenni. Manylion i ddilyn
31st January, Jane will be speaking to the Cymreigyddion Y Fenni about her work as a novelist. Details to follow.
Waterstone's Literary Christmas at Nanteos
When: Thursday, 8th December, from 6pm onwards
Where: Plas Nanteos
What: A Literary Christmas, with author Jane Blank
Join Waterstones and author Jane Blank (The Shadow of Nanteos) to celebrate Christmas past and present at the Georgian mansion of Nanteos. Now a luxurious country house hotel, Plas Nanteos was the seat of the influential Powell family and the home of the famous Nanteos Grail Cup. Find out how the Powells celebrated Christmas through the ages and tour the beautiful house, dressed in it's seasonal finery. There will be festive drinks and nibbles, and an extensive selection of books and gifts for sale, chosen specially to celebrate this most special time of year.
Nanteos : The Dipping Pool
Jane is now working on her 'dark as hell' new novel, "Nanteos: The Dipping Pool".
More news to follow.