Registration for the online and free Berwick Literary Festival opens today – September 14. Make sure you visit the website and book your sessions as soon as you can. Programme co-ordinator Mike Fraser says: ‘We have a superb and diverse line up with several sessions already attracting a lot of attention. We’ve picked up on…

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Eminent biographer Ann Thwaite joins the 2020 online and free Berwick Literary Festival on Thursday 15th October at 4pm. Her work includes biographies of Victorian writer, editor and translator Edmund Gosse (described by literary critic John Carey as ‘one of the finest literary biographies of our time’); Gosse’s father naturalist Philip Henry Gosse (named by…

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Berwick Literary Festival goes Virtual in 2020! Jackie Kaines-Lang writes: Berwick Literary Festival’s seventh season will go live online in 2020. Festival chair, Michael Gallico says: ‘Since a ‘normal’ festival is not practical this year, it’s vital that we keep Berwick in festival-goers’ minds. We’ve been developing a virtual festival and are aiming to create…

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