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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.

Gillian Clarke & Lorna Goodison

Stanza Stars

Monday 14 August 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Former National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke is 'one of the most widely respected poets in the world' according to Carol Ann Duffy, her co-editor on The Map and the Clock. She is here not only to launch her new collection, Zoology, but also to read...

Ten at Ten

Tuesday 15 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.

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