THE ISLE OF WIGHT LITERARY FESTIVAL
16th - 19th OCTOBER 2014 NORTHWOOD HOUSE AND AROUND COWES

 

A huge thank you for helping make the four jam-packed days of events such a tremendous success. All the speakers enormously appreciated their animated and engaged audiences and the general buzz and atmosphere.

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Thursday opened with a fantastic array of established and emerging local authors including Chris Mullin looking at the lighter side of Westminster and Clive Chabrier entertaining the audience at MooCow with anecdotes about his amazing life and adventures. Other festival highlights were: Alan Titchmarsh, Katie Price, Ben Law, Sam Llewellyn, Roman Krznaric, Simon Callow, Jay Rayner, Jonathan Meades and Sheila Hancock. Many well-known children’s authors entertained and educated local children in Island schools on Thursday and Friday before holding events for young people at Northwood House over the weekend.

 

Our Programme director  for this year was MAGGIE HANBURY, London literary agent and proprietor of The Hanbury Agency.  Maggie was given the Literary Agent of Year Award in 2013.