The 8th Annual Bold Strokes Book Festival will be held June 3rd-4th, 2017 at the Waterstones book store, Nottingham. Join a whole host of BSB UK (and often not so UK!) authors for a weekend of chats, readings, signings, quizzes, free food, and related daftness. The weekend is free to attend and includes a BBQ on the Sunday.
For more details keep an eye on the above link.
This year’s LFest will be held at Prestwold Hall Estate, Loughborough, Leicestershire. There’s no real word on attending authors as yet, but the official site should be revealing all in the not too distant future…
The inaugural DIVA Literary Festival is taking place in November. A weekend full of book readings, writing workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings and more, focusing on lesbian writers from across the globe. Our programme aims to reflect the diversity of the LGBT community providing a platform for the voices and experiences of queer people.
Authors signed to attend so far: Kiki Archer, Val McDermid, Clare Ashton, Rebecca Chance, VG Lee, V A Fearon and Jacquie Lawrence.