The third Shrewsbury Festival of Literature is HERE! This evening, following the Festival Launch and the presentation by the Why Literature Matters Project, SFL 2018 welcomes Tristan Gooley, the natural navigator, who will be talking about his latest book, Wild Signs and Star Paths, and lots more besides.
Over the weekend, SFL is hosting some incredible writers and poets! Actually, they're all pretty amazing and there's be something for everyone.
Saturday will bring Mental Health writer and campaigner, Rachel Kelly, as well as a chance to take out a book from the Human Library at Shrewsbury Library.
Then there's Mary Monro with the story of her father. She traces his footstpes as a POW in China and much more besides. Paul Evans talks about How to See Nature, his latest book and then there's the 2nd SFL Poetry Slam and we finish up with debut author Kate Mascarenhas and her book, The Psychology of Time Travel.
On Sunday brush up your writing skills at the Writing Workshop or chill out at the Poetry Brunch. After lunch there's Elisabeth Luard, Chair of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, who will be sharing her memories of life, food and travel followed by Manda, Scott telling us more about the intrepid french detective, Ines Picaut. SFL 2018 concludes with poet, Matthew Francis and his poetic retelling of the first four branches of The Mabinogion.
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