York Literature Festival Gallery

We had a brilliant 2019 Festival – here are some of the highlights:

Launch Night with Daisy Johnson (Everything Under) discussing monsters and myths – interviewed by Rob O’Connor (York Literature Festival)
Dr Caroline Edwards discussing Flood Fictions as a part of our Speculative Fiction Day
Sophie Mackintosh discussing her novel The Water Cure – interviewed by Prfoessor Abi Curtis (York St John University). Photo Credit: Lisa Stonehouse
M.R. Carey and Claire North discussing speculative worlds with Rob O’Connor (York Literature Festival). Photo Credit: Lisa Stonehouse
Liz Lochhead & Steve Kettley performing Somethings Old, Somethings New
Joanna Trollope discussing her extensive catalogue of work – interviewed by Camron Miller (St Peter’s School). Photo Credit: Lisa Stonehouse
The Valley Press Poets: Antony Dunn, Charlotte Eichler, Wendy Pratt and Penny Boxall
Vaseem Khan (The Baby Ganesh Agency Books) discussing crime stories, modern-day India and baby elephants
Alireza Abiz reading from his translation of Mohammad Hosseini for The Book of Tehran (Comma Press) – discussing the art of translation and Iranian literature
Tim Murgatroyd at the launch of his new novel, Pilgrim Tale – interviewed by Dr Angela Ranson (York Literature Festival)
The Launch of WITCH by Rebecca Tamas
Diane Setterfield discussing her latest novel, Once Upon A River – interviewed by Susanna Cooper (York Literature Festival)
Kim McCabe providing guidance on raising teenage daughters through her book, From Daughter to Woman.
Kate Mosse discussing historical fiction and The Burning Chambers– interviewed by Robert Powell (writer and poet). Photo credit: Visit York
Douglas Jackson discussing Romans and his latest novel, The Hammer of Rome – interviewed by Edwin Thomas (also known as author Tom Harper)
Dr Eleanor Barraclough considering the role of the Vikings as a part of the Big History Weekend
Authors Matt Lewis and Dr Michael Jones debating the guilt or innocence of Richard III – chaired by Imogen Robertson (Chair, Historical Writers’ Association)
Andrew Martin discussing Victorians and the Dawn Of Railway Romance along with his latest novel, The Martian Girl.
Professor Kate Williams examing the relationahip between Mary Queen of Scotts and Elizabeth I in Rival Queens – introduced by Dr Alastair Dunn (St Peter’s School)
Dr Adam Smith and Dr Jo Waugh teaching us all about Satire & The Future (a part of the Satire: Deaths, Births, Legacies project)!
Francesca Bratton and Suzannah V. Evans sharing their poetry with a full house!
Nuala Ellwood discussing her latest novel, Day of the Accident – interviewed by Katy Loftus (Editorial Director, Viking)