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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.

Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2017

The Winner is Revealed

Saturday 26 August 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Edge Hill Short Story Prize kicks off its second decade in style. The only UK-based award that recognises excellence in a published short story collection, it brings together well-established authors and up-and-coming writers. In this special event,...