Durham Book Festival Event with Gillian Allnutt, Will Storr and Charles Fernyhough (Durham, Saturday 7 October 2017)

  Durham Book Festival presents Others, a new anthology from Unbound. This collection brings together a diverse group of writers to celebrate how books and writing can help us to see the world as others see it: whether it’s a novelist giving voice to the voiceless, a poet bringing alive a moment of consciousness we might not otherwise Read the full article…

Postdoctoral Fellowship working with Hearing the Voice and the Durham Book Festival

This is an exciting short-term postdoc opportunity working with the Hearing the Voice project and with New Writing North. See here for the full link. Postdoctoral Research Associate, AHRC Cultural Engagement Fund: Hearing the Voice at the Durham Book Festival Durham University: Philosophy Location:                    Durham City Faculty/Division:       Arts and Humanities Grade                         Grade 7 Position Read the full article…

Durham Book Festival 2011: An Insider’s Perspective, Part 2

Halfway into the 2011 Durham Book Festival seems a good time to reflect on how things are going. The two weeks since my last blog post have been rather hectic for the Book Festival team, who have had to ensure the smooth realization of events that have been months in planning. For my own part, Read the full article…

Durham Book Festival 2011: An Insider’s Perspective, Part 1

Niall Hodson writes: The Durham Book Festival has in recent years become one of the region’s key cultural events. Taking place in a number of venues across the county throughout October, it brings a host of writers, scholars and journalists, poets, practitioners and politicians, to discuss their work, and written culture in general, with the Read the full article…