...the new name for Cambridge Wordfest. Our festival, founded in 2003, has now become a staple of the city’s cultural calendar. Every Spring and Winter we invite you to join us in venues in the city's historic centre to engage with the newest fiction, cutting edge commentary and science, workshops, children's events and lots more.
This winter, we host a boutique festival featuring seventeen specially-crafted events across a variety of genres: whether you’re into fiction, history, memoir, activism, nature-writing, or fairytales, we have something for you. The winter festival will take place Sunday 30th November 2014 – the full programme is now avaliable, or you can sign up to our newsletter for updates. Tickets are moving fast and have even sold out for some events - so get yours before they're gone.
"Back at the hotel, hyperventilating and spaced on hairspray fumes, I drag on a frock, stumble into a taxi and zoom off to the awards at Riba. Rosy light, crowds, pilasters, smiles, the whole thing already surreal." Ever had a week that changed your life? Helen MacDonald describes the exciting week in which she won the Samuel Johnson Prize, complete with peregrines, parties and prizes! (Source: New Statesman New Statesman Culture) http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2014/11/peregrines-over-westminster-my-bloody-great-beehive-and-samuel-johnson-prize
What were your favourite books of 2014? Vote now for the Goodreads Choice Awards 2014! Let us know what you voted for... https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-books-2014
Joanna Walsh asks "Why must the 'best new writers' always be under 40?" ...but are they though? What do you think? http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/14/best-new-writers-always-under-40-lists-young-joanna-walsh