From the 3rd and until the 12th of July the Southbank Centre is open to literary enthusiasts from across the UK. The sixth London Literature Festival provides a chance to not only a soak up inspiration from some of the world’s top leading poets, authors and speakers, but also for the public to share their own stories, since they are encouraging young people to practice spoken word performances.
The festival presents UK premiere of Don DeLillo’s The Word For Snow and Capital Stories, with works by Stella Duffy, Alexei Sayle, Iain Sinclair and Oscar Zarate.
Writers and performers from across Africa are also joining to hear Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah and authors Noo Saro-Wiwa and Chika Unigwe. Authors from Mumbai, China and the Caribbean will also share their writing samples.
This year London is full of big celebrations so, why don’t you join this annual dose of world class literature? Workshops, talks from writers from around the world and delightful spoken word performances are still happening in the centre where the music and the arts take a principal role. Click here for more information and to book online.