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Minehead Literary Festival

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Date: 27th Apr 2019 10:30am-5:30pm
Minehead Literary Festival features presentations by four leading writers with ties to the area who will explore the importance of place in their writing. Speaking at the festival will be one of the country’s foremost writers of novels and short stories Tessa Hadley, winner of the 2018 Edge Hill Short Story Prize and author of critically-acclaimed novels Clever Girl, The London Train and The Past. She is joined by BBC radio producer, writer and bird watcher Tim Dee. whose new book Ground Work – Writings on People and Places is an anthology of exciting new work about the natural world, and Pamela Holmes, best-selling author of first novel The Huntingfield Paintress and winner of the Jane Austen Short Story Award in 2014. Popular local writer and ‘the best contemporary writer of pony stories around’ Victoria Eveleigh will be giving a special illustrated presentation about her much-loved series of children’s books. A writing competition, with separate classes for adults and children, will be organised in the run-up to the festival, and an art exhibition will run from April 1 to May 6 at the Regal Theatre and Toucan Wholefoods, featuring work by local artists also focusing on the theme of the importance of place. Catering for Minehead Literary Festival will be provided by Toucan Wholefoods and tickets may be booked in advance for individual events or for the full one-day festival. For more information and details about how to book visit the website www.mineheadliteraryfestival.org, email mineheadliteraryfestival@gmail.com or telephone Janet Styles on 01643 822097.

More information: www.mineheadliteraryfestival.org

This event is brought to you by: Minehead Literary Festival
Location: Minehead Methodist Hall, 31 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AY
Booking: Booking essential
Charge: Tickets may be booked for individual events or for the full one-day festival
Contact: 01643 822097

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