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BOOK REVIEW: These Dividing Walls

This isn’t a book I would usually have picked up during one of my many trips around Waterstones. It was actually the beautiful cover that tempted me and its ambiguous title. My instincts made me think it could be a murder mystery or a slow burning romance. Instead, I read a book that transported me to a Paris I have never known.

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Come Join Us at Lboro Lights On

With lights up in shop windows and festive adverts taking over day television, we’ve decided to get in the spirit as well! As Loughborough University’s student-led publishing house, we will be donning the Christmas hats early at the Loughborough Town Christmas Charity Market and Lights-On event this Sunday.

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May 2015

We are very excited to announce that the launch of our 'Journeys' anthology will be at Picnic in the Park, an event hosted annually by Charnwood Arts. The event is on Saturday 13th June from 12noon until 5pm at Loughborough Queen's Park. The theme of the event is patchwork, to reflect bringing people together with a variety of unique entertainment, activities and stalls.

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Easter 2015

Easter has been a very busy time for us all at Lamplight Press! While we hope you have enjoyed snacking on Easter eggs and making the most of the rare British sunshine, we have been working on our 'Journeys' anthology. After receiving so many great submissions, our editorial team have selected the pieces that will be included in the anthology and we will be contacting our successful contributors very soon.

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Film review: Fifty Shades of Grey

Although I hadn't read any of the ‘Fifty Shades’ book series before I went to see the film, I vaguely knew what is was about after witnessing almost every girl/woman on public transport reading them. I got a little curious to know what the obsession was. Now I slightly understand...

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February 2015

February has been an incredibly exciting month for the Lamplight team! The submission deadline for our 'Journeys' anthology has just passed and it was amazing to see so much talent and enthusiasm displayed. We have received some great illustrations and pieces of writing, thank you to everybody who submitted! We are enjoying looking at your work and will contact you soon regarding your submissions...

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January 2015

Now in our second year, we hope to continue expanding our horizons and publish new, exciting publications. Lamplight Press have established new Managers and we have created our first ever newsletter this month! Our electronic newsletters will be published monthly and distributed via email. To make sure you don’t miss out, sign up to our newsletter...

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May the exam questions be ever in your favour?

The end is in sight as students desperately fight for space in the library. Some have fallen (asleep at their desks). Others edge towards the cornucopia of energy drinks and sugary snacks to survive the exam period...

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February 2014

Since we were established at the end of 2013, we have been working on two titles, You is for University and The Maya: A Living Culture in the 21st Century, whilst collecting submissions for our anthology of short stories. Page design and formatting have been our priority, as we have been working to construct what we believe are set to be very successful books...

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