Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival

Coming in April – Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival!

The Fox Inn, Hawkesbury Upton, where the LitFest is based ...
Festival in progress!  (photo Joanna Penn, 2016)

HULF (and World Book Night) celebrates the nearest date to Shakespeare’s birthday…so …

Save the date! It’s Saturday April 22nd 2017 … 10.00am – 5.30pm

Hodge writer Mari Howard, and Hodge associate Edmund Weiner (Deputy Chief Editor, Oxford English Dictionaries) are booked for sessions this year …

Exciting Festival programme includes – Opening by Orna Ross (author, founder of the Alliance of Independent Writers, and much more), and Debbie Young (HULF festival founder, writer, blogger)

Panel Discussion, 'Write what you Know...?' 2016
Panel Discussion, ‘Write what you Know…?’ 2016

Panel Discussions, including our most popular topic last year, Writing about Difference and…

The Future of Reading (and writing) with Joanna Penn, Orna Ross, and others

Poetry Reading: Dan Holloway, 2016
Poetry Reading: Dan Holloway, 2016

Author readingsPoetry, Fiction, and non-Fiction –

with Poetry Please! Readings by Visitors, bring a favourite poem to read…

Children’s Activities and Children’s Meet the Author sessions

Pop-Up Cafe, Village setting … 

cakes in Alice's Pop-up Cafe (photo: Joanna Penn, HULF 2016)
Cakes in Alice’s Pop-up Cafe (photo: Joanna Penn, HULF 2016)

Venue: The Fox Inn, Hawkesbury Upton, South Gloucestershire that’s in the beautiful Cotswold Hills …