Somerset Celebration of Literature

Somerset Celebration of Literature

The 22nd consecutive Somerset Celebration of Literature festival unites over 30 writers for a program of events that celebrate the benefits reading brings to adolescents and adults.

Soak up the fairground atmosphere of the Alumni Prologue Party with games for the kids, giveaways, buskers and fireworks. Join Tara Moss for an unforgettable lunch as she shares stories about her best-selling book, The Fictional Woman. The Literary Long Table, features Kári Gíslason as he continues to explore belonging, return journeys, and the mysteries of family life in The Ash Burner.

Slam Poetry, an inspiring evening of connection, culture and the power of language, will be held at Dust Temple. Luka Lesson shares his award winning performances and new works, supported by talented local poets.

Don’t miss this feast of stimulating events. Even the Bleach* Festival Ants will make an appearance during the jam-packed program.

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