A blog dedicated to news, reviews and thoughts on literary festivals around the world. Book Festivals, Readers Festivals, Writers Festivals, Literary Festivals, the names and forms are diverse. Disclosure: I served on the Steering Committee of the Singapore Writers Festival 2005. Enjoy!
James Flint covers the UK summer festival scene for the Telegraph with discussions of two festivals, Glastonbury music festival and the Port Eliot Lit Festival, which Peregrine St Germans runs in Port Eliot, his ancestral seat in Cornwall. It sounds a marvelous festival, and this year's edition features Martin Parr, Louis de Bernieres, Gavin Turk, Ekow Eshun Michael Howells, Richard Benson, James Cauty Michael Eavis, Lily Fraser, Tom Baxter, Mick Brown, Toby Litt, Geoff Dyer, Louis Eliot, Huge Advance, Simon Munnery, Aisle 16, Francis Upritchard, Hari Kunzru and others.