City of Sunderland Libraries Literature Festival 2017

Sunderland libraries Literature Festival is the City’s annual celebration of the written word.  There are a diverse range of workshops and talks available, so there’s bound to be something to interest everyone.

To make it even better, the majority of events are FREE, although the libraries would welcome any donations.

The festival features an array of local artists, poets, authors, and a number of familiar faces from the University’s very own School of Culture.

Highlights include:

Colin Younger – Expressive Writing as Therapy. 10th October 2017 City Library @ Museum & Winter Gardens 3-4:30pm

Alison Younger – Folklore and Fable in the North East. 16th October 2017 Houghton Library 2-3pm

Geoff Nash – The Gothic Terrorist from Robespierre to Jihadi John. 18th October 2017 City Library @ Museum & Winter Gardens 5-6:30pm

Colin Younger – The Hero’s Journey how to write a Best Seller 21st October 2017 Washington Town Centre Library 11-12.30pm

Philippa Abbott – The struggle of the Female Victorian Underclass 1st November 2017 City Library @ Museum & Winter Gardens 5-6:30pm

Steve Watts – John Buchan, Richard Hannay and The 39 Steps 2nd November 2017 City Library @ Museum & Winter Gardens 10-11:30am


If you would like to check out the whole programme it is available online here: Sunderland Libraries Literature Festival Programme 

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