Free Friday Evening Events

Once again, the Festival opens its doors to all for an evening of free-to-attend events on Friday 14th June. No need to book in advance – just come along and bring your friends!

Friday, 14 June

PANEL DISCUSSION: Writing for Children and YA
19:45 – 20:30
Stripe Lecture Theatre (upstairs)

Put your questions to our panel of industry experts, including Ella Kahn, of Diamond Kahn & Woods, Julia Churchill, of AM Heath, and Yasmin Kane of the Kane Literary Agency, at this informal Q&A.  Moderated by Sarah Mussi.

19.45 – 20:45
Stripe Auditorium (main floor)

Salt Publishing is twenty years old in 2019.  Over the last two decades this independent publisher has consistently punched above its weight.  Join three Salt authors with connections to the Festival to hear them read from their new novels and discuss how Salt works for them.  Panel includes commissioning editor and author Linda Bennett, and authors Judith Heneghan and Mark Carew.  Moderated by Carole Burns.

21:00 – 23:00
Terrace Bar Lounge

Speakers, delegates and members of the public are invited to read extracts (no longer than four minutes) from their published or unpublished short stories, novels, poems or plays in the Terrace Lounge next to the Terrace Bar.  Sign up in the Stripe Lobby until 18:00 or upon arrival at 21:00.

Venues and Directions:

All venues are located on the main King Alfred campus of the University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester  SO22 4NR

Free parking is available behind the Stripe building. (B on the campus map)

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