December 9, 2019

Press Release

Monday 9 December 2019

For immediate release

Writing West Midlands, the literature development agency for the West Midlands region, has appointed Shantel Edwards as its new Creative Producer / Festival Director. Shantel will be working primarily on the Birmi...

August 1, 2019

The ten-day festival, which runs from the 3-13 October, presents a line up of writers, artists and commentators including new UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, former Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, actor and writer Toby Jones, former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq, nov...

August 9, 2018

Birmingham Literature Festival returns to the city this autumn with an exciting line up of novelists, poets, food writers, cartoonists, journalists, philosophers and performers.

The ten-day festival runs from 4th to 14th October, in venues across the city, including the...

March 8, 2018

The 3-day festival, a partner to the annual 10-day October festival, will be at the Birmingham REP from 27-29 April 2018

Birmingham Literature Festival, the region’s annual celebration of books, debates and ideas, will return for a short spring festival in April, with a...

January 11, 2018

The award-winning journalist and author of The Boy with the Topknot will take on the role of Guest Curator for the 2018 Birmingham Literature Festival (4-14 October).

Sathnam Sanghera (c) Lee Allen

Birmingham Literature Festival, which celebrated its 20th year in 2017, h...

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