More Sell-Outs at YLF2020

Events at YLF2020 continue to be popular with 2 more sell-outs. The full list of those with no more ticket […]

York Poetry Prize Launched

In conjunction with, we’re pleased to announce that York Literature Festival’s annual poetry competition is back for its eighth […]

More YLF2020 Events Sold Out

Tickets for events at YLF2020 are selling rapidly and a number have already sold out. Here’s those fully booked so […]

YLF Author Wins Top Award

Writer Milly Johnson, who is soon to visit York as part of YLF2020, has won the Romantic Novelists’ Association 2020 […]

Crime Writing Day

As part of YLF2020, at Kings Manor on Saturday 28 March we’re putting on a whole day devoted to the […]

Events Sold Out

We’re sorry to have to tell you but two of our events have already sold out as follows: Friday 20 […]

YLF at Residents Festival Weekend

This weekend sees York’s 25th Residents Festival. And yes, we’ll be there, encouraging you to celebrate the written and spoken […]

Full 2020 Programme Now Available

York Literature Festival is back with its annual celebration of the written and spoken word. Starting on 19 March 2020, […]

YLF2020 Headliners Announced

Good news! Our programming is finally complete and we’re ready to announce our headliners for the 2020 festival. We get […]