This month’s picks of upcoming Literary Festivals throughout the UK.
Words in Walden 2014 Spring Festival (1st – 23rd March)
Guests include Sir Andrew Motion (former poet laureate), Andrew Sachs and a talk on the science of revulsion by anthropologist, Dr Valerie Curtis.
Essex Book Festival (3rd – 31st March)
The festival will be hosting workshops, readings and launches from guests such as: Gervaise Phinn, David Thorne, Ann Widdecombe, Claire McGowan and many more…
StAnza (5th – 9th March)
One for the poets out there. St Andrews will play host to a series of poetry readings and workshops this March. A full programme of events is available on their website.
Folio Prize Fiction Festival (8th – 9th March)
In anticipation of the announcement of the first winner of The Folio Prize, the British Library will host a new two-day fiction festival featuring some of the world’s finest writers and critics, all drawn from The Folio Prize Academy.
Oxford Literary Festival (22nd – 30th March)
Workshops, readings and launches from guests including Robert Harris, Ian McEwan, and Philip Pullman
Verulam Writers’ Circle Get Writing Conference (29th March)
VWC are hosting workshops on such topics as: world building in historical fiction, character and plot construction, and what screenwriting can teach fiction authors.