Category Archives: UKWAG

United Kingdom Writers and Authors Group

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Benjamin Disraeli on the serious threat that books and printing pose to society …

Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. The greatest misfortune that ever befell man was the invention of printing.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881)

Hampstead & Highgate (UK) Literary Festival 2012 Set for September 9-11

For more information about the Festival as it becomes available, check the event website by clicking on the image above.

Literary Festival 2012
Sunday 9th – Tuesday 11th September

Names already confirmed for 2012 –Howard Jacobson, Michael Palin, Lisa Jewell, Matthew Hancock MP, Elizabeth Buchan, Alison Weir, Robert Goddard and Guy Walters.

More information & the full programme coming soon!

United Kingdom Writers and Authors Group

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Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival Set for November 2012 in Riverside, Twickenham, UK

From the Festival website:
“Featuring a line-up of authors, thinkers, celebrities, political figures, journalists and opinion formers, the Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival is a calendar highlight for the borough and further afield. The festival features a wide-ranging programme of events set in prestigious heritage locations as well as galleries, arts centres and universities across the borough. The festival features a fringe programme with a focus on live literature, spoken word and poetry from some of the UK’s most exciting artists. Workshops for all age groups, promoting creative writing, blogging, script writing, poetry and podcasting provide opportunities for everyone to actively take part.”
For more information as it becomes available, check the Festival website at http://www.richmond.gov.uk/literature_festival

United Kingdom Writers and Authors Group

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