Books & Spoken Word

Bristol Festival of Literature 2019

Date: Thursday, Oct 17 - Sunday, Oct 27
Venue: Various venues
Price: Various

Bristol’s distinctive Festival of Literature returns with 11 days of great events, performances and workshops in unexpected places across the city.

Highlights for 2019 include bestselling crime writer, Sarah Hilary; Sufi poetry at Easton Jamia Mosque; thriller writers Emily Koch and Jane Shemilt; a one-day writers’ retreat; and hugely influential poet, Anthony Anaxagorou in conversation with game-changing novelist, journalist and broadcaster, Nikesh Shukla.

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By joe melia, Saturday, Sep 7 2019

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