Winchester Writers' Festival 2019

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Friday 14 - Sunday 16 June 2019

Various venues around the University


Booking is now open for this year’s Winchester Writers’ Festival where the keynote speech will be delivered by Katherine Rundell, prize-winning author of five novels for children and a renowned academic scholar.

The annual Festival offers three days of talks and workshops for writers at all levels of experience and provides an abundance of networking opportunities for creative writers, including appointments with agents.

Further highlights of this year's Festival include workshops with historical crime writer William Ryan, best-selling fantasy novelist Jasper Fforde and children's writer Ross Montgomery; a reading by novelist Beth O'Leary, as well as dozens of talks on the craft of writing with the likes of novelist Claire Fuller, BBC writer and producer Vanessa Amberleigh and forensic archaeologist Anna Chaussée. Friday night events are free to attend and include an open mic and two industry panels.

For information and to book tickets, please visit the Festival website at:

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