The first Chipping Norton Literary Festival takes place between 20-22 April 2012.
Browse the full programme and buy tickets from the website and follow them on twitter: @ChipLitFest.
For crime fans, the main events are on the Sunday:
Crime Writers' Forum - Plot the Perfect Murder
What makes the perfect murder? A fictional one, at least? Come and find out in this session with four of the UK’s most celebrated crime-writers, Mark Billingham, Sophie Hannah, Dan Waddell and S J Bolton.
Chaired by Peter Guttridge
10am, Sunday 22nd April 2012 £12.50 The Theatre, Chipping Norton
An Audience with Colin Dexter
Colin Dexter is the creator of the world’s most famous detectives: the Oxford-based Morse and his side-kick Lewis. Learn about the life behind the fiction, in this fascinating interview.
Interviewed by Peter Guttridge.
12pm, Sunday 22nd April 2012 £12.50 The Theatre Chipping Norton
Jasper Fforde - Publishing Unconventional Novels
Jasper Fforde explains how Jane Eyre can share a novel with Time Travel and Werewolves, and why he believes genre is the measles of the Book world.
2pm, Sunday 21st April 2012 The Chequers Inn £7.50
Crime Writing Workshop with Helen Black
You’ve written a crime story. How do you add suspense? What exactly is pace? How do you turn your idea into a page-turning bestseller? Find out in this hands-on workshop with crime-writer Helen Black
3pm, Sunday 22nd April 2012 £7.50 Jaffé & Neale, Chipping Norton