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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Rachael Boast & J L Williams

River of Words

Tuesday 15 August 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Two of Britain's finest experimental poets seek to push the boundaries of their craft. Rachael Boast completes a project that the French Symbolist poet Arthur Rimbaud proposed, but never wrote: Void Studies, a series of poems written as musical etudes....