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'Hull's answer to

Catherine Cookson.'

Kirsty Lang,

BBC Radio 4's Front Row

Award winning author of

romantic historical

novels set in and around

Hull | City of Culture 2017

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Heritage Open Days Talk: A Green and Pleasant Square


Val will be joining Paul Schofield again to take part in a special event organised by Hull Civic Society. 'A Green and Pleasant Square'  takes place on 21 September. All details are featured here.


Rich Girl Poor Girl - Reissue


Rich Girl Poor Girl is back with a brand new cover and is available to buy now from all good bookshops.


A Place to Call Home


Val's "Best-Selling" new novel, A Place to Call Home is available now from all good bookshops.  


The Val Wood Prize 2018: Women's Writes.

The Winner of the Val Wood Prize 2018 has been announced and you can read the winning story here.




Click here to read Val Wood's brand new essay on women's suffrage.


Bestseller: A Mother's Choice


Val's new novel, A Mother's Choice now available from all good booksellers, has made the bestseller list.  Val thanks her readers for their continuous support.


Dr Val Wood.


Val receiving her Honorary Degree from the University of Hull. Visit Val's Facebook page for more pictures.




I am so pleased to announce that tomorrow, Monday 10th July, I am being awarded an honorary doctorate from The University of Hull. I am absolutely thrilled beyond words and incredibly exited for all the day holds. For those of you that wish to come and celebrate this momentous occasion with me, I will be in Hull’s Queen Victoria Square with my fellow graduates from 6pm. Val x


Books That Made Britain


Val is back on your screens in Books That Made Britain on BBC4 on Sunday 13th November at 7.30pm or if you can't wait until then you can watch it here.

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