Books

Take a bow: Simon Garfield wows with his celebration of dogs

3 July, 6:35 am

Simon Garfield will be speaking about his book ‘Dog’s Best Friend: A brief history of an unbreakable bond’ at Berwick Literary Festival in October 2021. Here he gives insight about his work and writing process to Festival blogger George Cochrane.

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Gordon Brown, William Dalrymple, Salley Vickers and Simon Armitage will be celebrating words - written, spoken, performed - at our Northumberland book festival in Berwick-upon-Tweed

What links Gordon Brown, Simon Armitage, William Dalrymple and Salley Vickers?

3 July, 6:35 am

Gordon Brown, Simon Armitage, Salley Vickers and William Dalrymple will all be celebrating words at Northumberland book festival Berwick Literary Festival in October 2021

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Four days. Twenty events. We are go!

3 July, 6:35 am

It’s all getting very exciting here at Literary Festival HQ. We’re entering Festival Week and we can’t wait for you to meet our superb line-up of writers, thinkers and performers. Event bookings are going so well that we’ve upgraded our Zoom subscription from a limit of 100 to 500 per event. Don’t forget: although the…

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Register now: online & free

3 July, 6:35 am

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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