Victorious Festival welcomes back Literacy Live

Victorious Festival will this year welcome back Literacy Live for the second year running. Curated by the team at Bookollective this “Oasis of calm and culture at an awesome festival” located in the Fringe Fields will be returning with another programme of literary events and giveaways.

Esther Harris, co-founder of Bookollective said: "We are thrilled to be bringing books back to Victorious. Literacy Live is for anyone who is interested in stories and what its like to work and play in the world of books on any level. We have a diverse list of authors and a friendly team. Pop along!"Saturday and Sunday will be packed with two full days of author talks, includingYvonne Battle-Fentontalking about her book Remembered that was long-listed for The Womens Prize 2019, Helen Whitaker, author of The School Run, a perfect summer read for mums and Astra Bloom, contributor of Common People who will talk about what it means to be a working class writer in a world piled high with middle class books.

There will also be poetry readings from Ana Sampson Laughlin, and music infused poetry from Steafan Hanvey.Budding.

Writers won’t want to miss talks on ‘How to get a job in books’, self publishing tips and even live illustration demos. Plus book fans will have the opportunity to win tonnes of prizes from The Book Fairy who will be hiding best sellers around the festival for lucky winners to find. All this alongside the Bookollectives brilliant pop- up bookshop, make Literacy Live a fantastic area to discover and relax at for Victorious Festival 2019.

With Friday tickets available from £35, Saturday and Sunday at £40 and weekend tickets from £110 , a day Victorious Festival continues to be one of the best value festivals in the UK.

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