Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

Season

Please note: this season finished in March 2018

Bristol Women’s Literature Festival returns this March with an exciting programme of talks and panel discussions from the country’s leading women writers, academics and feminist commentators.


Previous events in this season

Writing YA Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

Writing YA
Sun 18 March 15:30
Talk
Holly Bourne, Sara Barnard and Patrice Lawrence will join Eleanor Pender to discuss their love of writing, how they approach telling stories for a young adult reader and their forthcoming projects.

Read Women: Why We Love Talking About Books Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

Read Women: why we love talking about books
Sun 18 March 13:30
Talk
Read Woman project founder Joanna Walsh and her fellow Read Women tweeters: Alexia Richardson, Shoshana Kessler join Bristol Women’s Literature Festival founder Sian Norris in discussion.

200 Years of Frankenstein with Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

200 years of Frankenstein with Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts
Sun 18 March 11:00
Talk
Professor Marie-Mulvey Roberts will explore and speak about just what it is about Shelley’s Frankenstein that was so enduring, as well as exploring gothic genre.

Women Writing Today Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

Women Writing Today
Sat 17 March 14:30
Talk
Join writer, broadcaster and journalist Bidisha as she speaks to some of the UK’s leading contemporary writers as they discuss their work in a lively and inspiring panel discussion.

100 Years Since Suffrage: Feminism and Protest Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

100 years since suffrage: feminism and protest
Sat 17 March 11:30
Talk
Feminist activists, writers and journalists discuss the role of feminist protest, writing and activism in 2018, the challenges the movement faces, and our hopes for a feminist future.

Living Alone and Liking It with Joanna Scutts Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

Living alone and liking it with Joanna Scutts
Sat 17 March 10:00
Talk
Literary critic and cultural historian Joanna Scutts presents a lecture on Marjorie Hillis and her 1930s ode to living and loving single life.