event icon

London Literature Festival

Web: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/festivals-series/london-literature-festival

The London Literature Festival is an annual event that has been showcasing the best in contemporary literature for over a decade. Taking place at the Southbank Centre in London, the festival attracts both well-known and emerging authors from around the world, as well as a diverse audience of literature enthusiasts. The festival is a showcase for a wide range of literary genres, from fiction and poetry to non-fiction and children’s literature. Attendees can expect to hear from a diverse array of voices, with the festival programming focusing on themes such as identity, social justice, and the power of storytelling.

One of the festival’s main attractions is the author readings, where writers take to the stage to read from their work and engage in a Q&A session with the audience. These readings are a chance for attendees to hear their favourite authors speak in person, and to gain a deeper understanding of their work. In addition to author readings, the festival also features panel discussions and workshops. These events provide a platform for authors and industry professionals to share their insights and experiences, and offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the writing process and the publishing industry.

The festival also has a strong focus on children’s literature, with a dedicated program of events for young readers. These events include author readings, workshops, and storytelling sessions, all designed to encourage a love of reading in children and young adults. One of the highlights of the festival is the poetry stage, where poets from all over the world come together to share their work. The poetry stage is a platform for poets to showcase their talents and connect with audiences, and is a popular feature of the festival. The London Literature Festival is also known for its lively atmosphere and sense of community. Attendees can expect to meet like-minded literature lovers, and to engage in stimulating conversations about literature and the world around us. The festival also features a bookshop, where attendees can purchase books by the authors they have heard at the festival.


London, England


    The festival takes place from
    October 23 to November 03, 2024


Southbank Centre

Follow London Literature Festival on Social Media

facebook icon twitter icon
video thumbnail

Followers on Twitter

Related News

2023-10-25: Simon Pegg stuns guests during London Literary Festival Q&A after swearing at a female ...
A potty-mouthed Simon Pegg left a crowd stunned at the London Literary Festival after telling off a female fan for trying to coax him into ...
[Read More]
2023-07-04: Pinkett Smith and Jeffers headline London Literature Festival 2023
Oliver Jeffers and Helen Oyeyemi will join Jacqueline Wilson at the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival 2023 alongside stars such as ...
[Read More]
2023-05-13: Writers, poets swap stories at London literature festival
Industry creatives and authors recently attended the inaugural #Merky Books Literature Festival, organized by British rapper Stormzy.
[Read More]
2022-08-06: Greta Thunberg to headline the London Literature Festival in world exclusive launch of The ...
Now in its 15th year, the festival features prestigious authors alongside rising literary stars. I am truly thrilled that Greta Thunberg is headlining ...
[Read More]

Related Reading

Sales rank retrieved from Amazon.com. Click the covers for more information.

ISBN: 620686703X


ISBN: 0425251551

Mass Market Paperback
SalesRank: 2076885

ISBN: 0451049322

Mass Market Paperback
SalesRank: 8535712

ISBN: 0425251748

Mass Market Paperback
SalesRank: 190759

ISBN: 1335479988

Mass Market Paperback
SalesRank: 520997

ISBN: 1335597468

Mass Market Paperback
SalesRank: 384044

ISBN: 1641294809

SalesRank: 2949617

ISBN: 0971506957

Mass Market Paperback

ISBN: 1335051376

Mass Market Paperback

ISBN: 1335458549

Mass Market Paperback
SalesRank: 268584

Subscribe to our Newsletter for latest news.