Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival

Unitarian Meeting House, Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1HR

Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival

Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 September 2021

The Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival returns from Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 September 2021, with another superb literary line-up of authors offering something for everyone who loves a good book.

Celebrating the written word, this year’s four day Festival welcomes satirical novelist Simon Edge, historian Dr Francis Young, multi-award-winning comedy writer Jan Etherington, acclaimed crime writer William Shaw in conversation with Bury’s favourite crime writer Nicola Upson, Booker Prize long-listed author and biographer D J Taylor, Sunday Times bestseller Rachel Hore, prizewinning biographer and novelist Julia Blackburn, international bestseller Liz Trenow, and Adrian Bleese with his memoirs of adventures in a Suffolk police helicopter. There's also an evening of poetry with renowned poet & storyteller, John Row, and the East Coast Poets, Bury Theatre Workshop will perform excerpts from one of their forthcoming productions, 'Quartermaine’s Terms' by Simon Gray, and Matt Gaw will talk about his second book 'Under the Stars', his “beautiful and luminous love letter to the night sky”.

“Writers were always in training for lockdown… But I think if it had gone on any longer I’d have started to forget how people are. Most writers are people watchers. You miss overhearing random conversations on buses.”

For more information on the Festival, visit the Bury Literature Festival website.

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Once again, thanks to the trustees of the Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St Edmunds, Festival sponsors Greene & Greene and Festival venue.

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