Programme highlights

Saturday 12th April 2014

Time Event
8.00am–8.45am Breakfast
9.30am–10.30am NEW FORMS OF WRITING
Ros Barber, Nina de la Mer, Natasha Soobramanien, Nye Wright
Chaired by Peter Boxall
11.30am–12.30pm

CRIME WRITING
Lisa Cutts, Elly Griffiths, Elizabeth Haynes, Lesley Thomson
Chaired by Laura Lockington

1.00pm–2.00pm Lunch
2.30pm–3.30pm THE SHORT STORY
Jackie Kay, Alison MacLeod, Nicholas Royle
Chaired by Ra Page
4.30pm–5.30pm

GRAPHIC STORYTELLING AND NEW WAYS OF READING
Hannah Berry, Gareth Brookes, Andy Oliver, Suzi Feay
Chaired by Woodrow Phoenix

6.00pm–7.30pm Drinks and Dinner
7.45pm–9.00pm PHILIPPA GREGORY
In conversation with Simon Fanshawe
(Book individual tickets: £15pp)
10.30pm–11.30pm UNCANNY REMINISCENCES
Nicholas Royle and select guest speakers explore their uncanny experiences and discuss Freud's celebrated essay on the subject.
 

Book Saturday-only tickets (£100pp including all Saturday sessions, lunch and dinner)

Sunday 13th April 2014

Time Event
8.00am–8.45am Breakfast
9.30am–10.30am REINVENTING HISTORICAL FICTION
Ros Barber, Philippa Gregory, Alison MacLeod, Sally O’Reilly
Chaired by Andrew Hadfield
11.30am–12.30pm

ETHICS AND TRUTH IN FICTION
Lizzie Enfield, Suzi Feay, Lesley Thomson
Chaired by Peter Boxall

1.00pm–2.00pm Lunch
2.30pm–3.30pm AN AUDIENCE WITH JACKIE KAY
(Book individual tickets: £15pp)
 

Book Sunday-only tickets (£75pp including all Sunday sessions, lunch and refreshments)

To book residential weekend tickets (£286pp including all festival sessions, meals, refreshments and two nights' B&B accommodation), please contact the West Dean Bookings Office on 01243 818314.