Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

20 Nov 2019
Dr Who and acclaimed horror thriller author Jason Arnopp will be giving tips on how to break into novels, scriptwriting and the world of publishing at this year’s Shrewsbury Festival of Literature on Sunday November 24. Arnopp, whose new thriller novel Ghoster is currently terrifying readers up and down the country, will talk about his three decades in writing, from journalism to fiction - and he...
Shrewsbury Festival of Literature
30 Oct 2019
From a cricket legend to celebrated fiction writers and poets, the Shrewsbury Festival of Literature is back from November 22 to 24. Cricket correspondent, broadcaster and former England star Vic Marks, travel writer and broadcaster Mike Parker, novelist Alix Nathan and author Catrina Davies, with her memoir of life in a Cornish shed, are among the writers lined-up for the three-day festival. ...
Performance poet Dave Pitt and author Kate Mascarenhas
20 Nov 2018
The third annual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature takes place this weekend with international authors, poets and performers appearing at venues across the town. Authors range from natural navigation pioneer Tristan Gooley, the celebrated food writer Elisabeth Luard and acclaimed novelist Manda Scott. Mental health campaigner Rachel Kelly, the author of the global best-selling book Walking on...
Business sponsors boost Shrewsbury Festival of Literature
14 Nov 2018
Business sponsors have given a boost to the third annual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature. The festival, which has attracted international best-selling authors and poets, will take place at venues across Shrewsbury from November 23 to 25. “Without the support of businesses within Shrewsbury the annual Festival of Literature simply wouldn’t take place,” said Festival Chair Susan Caroline.   “We’...
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