All Events

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.

Kei Miller & Neel Mukherjee

Fiction with Clout

Sunday 27 August 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Two new novels from celebrated writers explore the post-colonial city, the past’s lingering legacies and the underclass. Kei Miller’s Augustown is his first release since winning the Forward Prize for poetry collection The Cartographer Tries to Map...

Ten at Ten

Monday 28 August 10:00am - 10:10am

A small yet perfectly formed reading from one of our Festival authors to start your day. Check the screen in the Entrance Tent to see who's reading today.