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Swindon Youth Festival of Literature 2011

Now in it's 4th year, the Swindon Youth Festival of Literature will be running from the 07 to 11 November 2011.

Celebrating Creativity, Writing and Reading, it is a collaborative project co-ordinated by the Librarians of the 11 Secondary Schools across Swindon.

Throughout the festival week, students will have the opportunity to work with Authors, Poets and Illustrators who will visit schools for readings, performances and workshops.

The scheduled events are as follows -

Monday 07 November
Inter School Book Quiz - Dorcan School
Fred Blunt, illustrator - Warneford and Dorcan schools
Bali Rai, author - Ridgeway School
Maggie Stiefvater, author - Multi School Event at Nova Hreod

Tuesday 08 November
Midnight Story Tellers - Churchfields School
Cathy Hopkins, author - Commonweal School
Marcus Segdwick, author - Dorcan and Kingsdown schools
Sarah Singleton, author - Greendown School
Alex Scarrow, author - Warneford School
M G Harris, author - Isambard School
Dan Freedman, author - Nova Hreod School
Andy Briggs, author - St Joseph's School
Bali Rai, author - Swindon Academy
Fred Blunt, illustrator - Kingsdown and Churchfields schools

Wednesday 09 November
The Chainsaw Gang - Wyvern Theatre
Fred Blunt, illustrator - Nova Hreod and Greendown schools

Thursday 10 November
Fastest Story Ever - All schools
Karen McCombie, author - Dorcan and Warneford schools
Bernard Ashley, author - Kingsdown School
Ash Dickinson, poet - Nova Hreod School
Cathy Brett, author and illustrator - Central Library
Fred Blunt, illustrator - St Joseph's School and Swindon Academy

Friday 11 November
Ash Dickinson, poet - Isambard School (morning)
Ash Dickinson, poet - Dorcan School (afternoon)
Ally Kennen, author - Nova Hreod School
Fred Blunt, illustrator - Isambard and Ridgeway schools

For any further information, please visit the Swindon Youth Festival of Literature website via the link below.





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