Friday, March 23, 2012

Event News: Chipping Norton Literary Festival

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

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