16-18 June 2017
Booking for the 2017 Winchester Writers’ Festival is now open!
For all details, please go to The Festival page.
Lemn Sissay MBE is Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Winchester Writers’ Festival
We are delighted to announce that Lemn Sissay MBE, poet, playwright and broadcaster, will give the Keynote Address at the 2017 Writers’ Festival on 17 June. Lemn is the author of several books of poetry alongside articles, records, public art, and plays. He was an official poet for the London Olympics. His Landmark Poems are installed throughout Manchester and London, in venues such as The Royal Festival Hall and The Olympic Park. Lemn is associate artist at Southbank Centre, patron of The Letterbox Club supporting children in care, The Reader Organisation, and inaugural trustee of World Book Night.
Photo credit: Greenwich Libraries
The 2017 Winchester Writers’ Festival competitions are now open!
Go to the Competitions page for details and to enter.
The Best of 2016
The Best of 2016 anthology of first place competition winners from 2016 is now available to purchase at a price of £7.95, including postage. To order, click HERE.