Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Penzance Literary Festival 2011

This is the second Penzance Literary Festival... with talks by best-selling writers, authors in conversation, poetry performances and readings and story-telling! 

The guest of honour is DM Thomas at the Literary Lunch, whose novel The White Hotel...

...won the Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize, the Cheltenham Prize and the P.E.N. Prize, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize!

The acclaimed novelist DM Thomas
This year there will be 80 events... thats double from last year, taking place at different venues around Penzance town, including.... The Acorn Arts Centre, Penlee Coach House, as well as The Story Cellar and The Old Dairy (both in Bread Street). Also taking part is Sound entertainment complex (at the foot of Market Jew Street).

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