With Hexham Book Festival just around the corner, I thought I would compile a list of my top picks for great events to check out!
Saturday 29th April
1pm-2pm Adam O'Riordan and Juliane Pachcio
Short stories are back in vogue and here are two highly acclaimed young writers to share their collections with us.
2pm-3pm Polly Toynbee and David Walker
Two leading journalists walk us through the Post-Brexit world looking at the effect this will have on public sector services. A must for anyone keen on current affairs.
Sunday 30th April
4.30-5.30pm Louise Doughty
After the success of Apple Tree Yard, both in book and TV form, Doughty is back with a new psychological thriller which is sure to make waves, so don't miss the chance to see her while you can.
Saturday 6th May
11am-12pm Debi Gloiri
The celebrated children's author will be presenting her book Little Owl's Egg which is the perfect event for little book worms.
2-3pm Debi Gliori
Not just a children's writer, Gliori's newest novel is aimed at young adults and is about depression, an illness which the author has suffered from herself. Gliori hopes to make others feel less afraid and alone through her writing and the book's beautiful illustrations.
8-9pm Sara Pascoe
Comedian and columnist Sara Pascoe will be sharing theories on how the female body has evolved, featured in her new book Animal, perfect for the feminists among you!
Sunday 7th May
4.30-5.30pm Gary Younge
With racial violence in America making regular news over the last few years Gary Younge highlights how many of the victims are children and teenagers, with a Brit's perspective on America's obsession with guns.
Check out http://hexhambookfestival.co.uk for more information and ticket sales.