NEWARK BOOK FESTIVAL
7 - 10 JULY 2022 (This event is now over)

The Newark Book Festival is returning between 7 – 10 July 2022 with four days of book filled fun. Visit www.newarkbookfestival.org.uk for more information about the in-person events or have a look below at the online talks on offer.

If you would like to be kept up to date, sign up to become a Festival Friend, a stallholder or a volunteer email: hello@newarkbookfestival.org.uk

The Newark Book Festival are pleased to announce The BookCase as the Festival Bookseller. To purchase any of the books discussed in any of the events, visit their website www.thebookcase.co.uk

The Newark Book Festival would also like to say thank you to all of the Festival Funders, Arts Council England, Newark & Sherwood District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Newark College and the event sponsors.

ORENDA BOOKS – OUR INTERNATIONAL PANEL

SIMONE BUCHHOLZ, LILJA SIGURDARDOTTIR, ANTTI TUOMAINEN

Chaired by KAREN SULLIVAN, Founder and publisher of Orenda Books

THURSDAY 7 JULY 2022 – 7PM TO 8PM

A fantastic online event hosted by Orenda Books, featuring literary thrillers and crime fiction in translation. Icelandic crime-writer Lilja Sigurdardóttir will be talking about her new book, Cold As Hell. Lilja will be joined by German author Simone Buchholz, writer of the best-selling Chastity Riley serieswith her new title River Clyde and Antti Tuomainen ‘the funniest writer in Europe’ with his latest release, The Rabbit Factor.

Sponsored by Duncan and Toplis

PETER KERR – DON’T CALL ME CLYDE!

Interviewed by ANDREW BANNISTER

FRIDAY 8 JULY 2022 – 5PM TO 6PM

Giles Kristian - Author

The Clyde Valley Stompers were Scotland’s premier jazz band and first ever super group. Yet in 1963, ‘The Clydes’, at the height of commercial success, disappeared from the scene. Don’t Call Me Clyde! documents the rise and fall of one of the most iconic British bands of its time, written by the band’s leader and clarinettist Peter Kerr. Peter is the author of the bestselling Snowball Oranges series of humorous Mallorcan travelogues and also writes fiction, including the humour-laced Bob Burns Investigates trilogy and the historical epic Song of the Eight Winds.

Sponsored by Duncan and Toplis

THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION – KIRSTY CAPES AND LULU ALLISON

Chaired by TIM RIDEOUT

SATURDAY 9 JULY 2022 – 6PM TO 7PM

Join authors Kirsty Capes and Lulu Allison for a discussion about the Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist. Kirsty’s first novel, Careless, is an upmarket coming-of-age novel, celebrating female friendship and the enduring hope to follow our dreams. Lulu Allison will talk about her 2021 novel Salt Lick. Britain is awash, the sea creeps into the land, brambles and forest swamp derelict towns. Food production has moved overseas and people are forced to move to the cities for work. The countryside is empty.  Kirsty and Lulu will be interviewed by Tim Rideout.

Sponsored by Duncan and Toplis

The Newark Book Festival are pleased to announce The BookCase as the Festival Bookseller. To purchase any of the books discussed in any of the events, visit their website www.thebookcase.co.uk

The Newark Book Festival would also like to say thank you to all of the Festival Funders, Arts Council England, Newark & Sherwood District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Newark College and the event sponsors.