Literary Leicester

Literary Leicester is our annual celebration of writing in all its form, held annually since 2008. The 2017 festival ran from Wednesday 15 November to Saturday 18 November. Highlights included:

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Adele Parks


If you missed any of the talks, or simply want to hear it all again, you can watch recordings from the 2017 festival.

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

"A serious gathering, seriously run, with a seriously cosmopolitan audience... Even I enjoyed it..." Will Self

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