The University’s Shipping Lines Liverpool Literary Festival from 3 – 9 November 2008 will showcase a selection of high quality contemporary writing with events for readers and writers alike with lectures, workshops, readings and debates. Celebrated children’s author Philip Pullman is to be a special guest joined by Carol Ann Duffy, Roger McGough and Brian Patten.
Other writers include:
Simon Armitage, Malorie Blackman, A S Byatt, David Constantine, Helen Constantine, Ailsa Cox, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Paul Farley, Rebecca Goss, Jorie Graham, Howard Jacobson, Andrea Levy, Jamie McKendrick, Phillip Norman, Caryl Phillips, Peter Robinson, Michael Schmidt, Jo Shapcott, Raymond Tallis, Maike Wetzel , Ian Duhig, Christian Garcin, Tommy Donbavand, Tany Landman, Marcia Williams, Mal Peet, John Redmond, Deryn Rees-Jones, Bryan Biggs, John Belchem, Nicholas Murray, Michael Murphy.
Full Details: http://www.liverpoollitfest.org.uk/