Included Penelope Lively, Cynan Jones, Kit de Waal, Tessa Hadley, David Szalay, Olive Senior, Nikesh Shukla, Anne Enright, Mark Haddon and Jon McGregor
International Writer in Residence: Helen Klonaris
Read more about Helen and her amazing work on the residency main page.
Read a Q&A with Helen by the British Council here
Listen to a podcast with Helen by the British Council recorded at the Festival here
Read ‘Cowboy’, a fascinating, highly original story from her debut collection.
Listen to an interview we held with local author Alison MacLeod, who appeared at the Festival.
Included Ali Smith, Elmear McBride, Kei Miller, Sophie Hannah, Elif Shfak, Lional Shriver, Keving Barry, Petina Gappah, Philip Henser, Philip Hoard, Jacob Ross
Included Jane Gardam, Marina Warner, David Constantine, Leila Aboulela, Stuart Evers, Shirley Collins, Tash Aw, James Naughtie, Sarah Churchwell and Anthony Penrose
Included Margaret Atwood, Michel Faber, Kate Tempest, Edna O’Brien, Tatiana Salem Levy, Colin Barrett, Joseph O’Neill, Joao Gilberto Noll, Harriet Walter and Anthony Holden
This Man Booker Prize-winning novelist extols the power of poetry as a vehicle for protest. More
A unique insight into Plath’s vivid and daring poetry by way of her personal letters. More
Tricksy, playful and profound new stories that explore around identity and moments of intimacy. We More