#NFOL2016 Day 6: Jack Monroe

On the final day of the 2016 Nottingham Festival of Literature I attended an event with Jack Monroe at the Nottingham Playhouse. Jack rose to prominence as a writer, campaigner and austerity food blogger, sharing recipes for those on a limited budget. As a writer, Jack has worked as a columnist, which included a recipe …

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#NFOL2016 Day 5: An evening with Amit Chaudhuri

On the penultimate day of the 2016 Nottingham Festival of Literature I attended an evening with Amit Chaudhuri which took place at the Galleries of Justice Museum. Whilst I have not previously read any of his works his name was familiar to me and as he was introduced it is easy to see why. Chaudhuri …

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#NFOL2016 Day 3: Jenn Ashworth and Jon McGregor

On the 10th November, day three of the 2016 Nottingham Festival of Literature, I attended an event featuring Jenn Ashworth in conversation with Jon McGregor. Taking place at THiNK in Cobden Chambers in the city centre, the evening was introduced by Matthew Welton, a professor in creative writing at the University of Nottingham. The evening …

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#NFOL2016 Day 1: Michael Symmons Roberts and Alison Moore

The Nottingham Festival of Literature began on 8th November and I was very excited to attend the first reading event of the festival. Taking place at Lakeside Arts this event featured readings from poet Michael Symmons Roberts and author Alison Moore. Presented in partnership with Nottingham Lakeside Arts and the School of English at the …

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Nottingham Festival of Literature – 8-13th November 2016

The past year has been an exciting one for Nottingham’s literary scene with the city being named a UNESCO City of Literature back in December 2015. And next month sees the arrival of the Nottingham Festival of Literature, a festival which promises an exciting, diverse array of events to inform and inspire. Between the 8th …

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