Exeter Literary Festival

Various locations, Exeter, Devon
Exeter Literary Festival


Over 25 events featuring well known authors, new writers and guest speakers takes place in Exeter this Autumn.  For full details of the event programme visit the website link.  Full details will be added there as they become available.

Authors and Guest Speakers confirmed so far as taking part will be:-

Ann Barwood
Megan Cavell
John Wedgewood Clarke
Sophie Duffy
Stella Duffy
Elizabeth Ducie
Clare Elsom
Todd Gray
Camilla Hampshire
Cathie Hartigan
Margaret James
Johnny Mains
Ian Maxted
Jennifer Neville
Mark Norman
Tracey Norman
Philip Reeve
Graham Sclater
David J H Smith
Martin Sorrell
Mark Stoyle
Simon Timms
Sarah Turner
Nicola Upson
Sarah Vaughan

Venues include Exeter Cathedral's Chapter House, Waterstones Roman Gate, Exeter Phoenix, Barnfield Theatre, Devon & Exeter Institution, Cygnet Theatre, and the Mint Methodist Church.

The event will be launched by Teresa Driscoll, a former BBC News television presenter and now an international #1 bestselling author, The launch takes place at Waterstones Roman Gate (252 High Street branch) at 7.30pm on 15 November.  See the website link for more details. 

Teresa lives in glorious Devon with her family and blogs regularly about her "writing life" at her website - www.teresadriscoll.com.


As part of the event a competition entitled 'Takeaway Tales' is being run to help raise funds for AgeUK.  Check out details of the writing competition for the over 60's on the highlighted link.

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