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Bishop’s Stortford College’s Festival of Literature

Tickets are now on sale for Bishop’s Stortford College’s Festival of Literature, an event which brings acclaimed authors, illustrators, and poets together to inspire both children and adults to read for pleasure.

Now entering its 12th year, the Festival will take place online for the first time, meaning people across the UK can still enjoy the annual event despite uncertainty surrounding lockdown measures.

Available to watch live, or on catch up, the Festival will run between the 2nd and 12th of February 2021 and has a daytime programme aimed at schools and youngsters aged between 4 - 18 years-old as well as an evening programme for adults. The event will feature several one-hour talks from many critically acclaimed authors including:

Lemn Sissay: Poet, playwright, artist, performer and broadcaster behind My Name Is Why

Anna McNuff: Named by The Guardian as one of the top female adventurers of our time, Anna’s the best-selling author behind 100 Adventures To Have Before You Grow Up

Kiran Millwood Hargrave: One of the most exciting voices in children’s fiction. Her multi-award winning books for children and young adults include the best-selling The Island at the End of Everything

Onjali Rauf: Children’s author and human rights activist, Onjali’s first novel, The Boy at The Back of The Class, won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Tom Palmer: Having written more than 50 children’s books, Tom has won multiple industry accolades and will be talking about his latest novel, After the War, at the Festival

Emma Yarlett: An award-winning author and illustrator, Emma creates her own distinctive stories and characters for books sold across the world, including Dragon Post and the best-selling Nibbles series

Joseph Coelho: The multi-award-winning children’s author behind the Werewolf Club Rules collection. Joseph has also performed his poetry on Blue Peter and Cbeebies
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Bishop’s Stortford College’s Festival of Literature, an event which brings acclaimed authors, illustrators, and poets together to inspire both children and adults to read for pleasure. Now entering its 12th year, the Festival will take place online for the first time, meaning people across the UK can still enjoy the annual event despite uncertainty surrounding lockdown measures. Authors who will be there include the below and more. Past speakers have included Michael Portillo. Giles Brand
Tue 2 Feb 2021 to Fri 12 Feb 2021
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