Tag Archives: Poetry and Prose

Adam’s Literary Festival Blog: 7 – The End

It’s over and done with, so pack up The Hub and dismantle its satellite Luna. Let lyricless planes moan overhead and seagulls pick at any remaining fragments of poetry (in fact pick up that litter before you leave). I thought … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival Blog – 6: A busy Saturday

Yesterday Caroline Bird had a hub-full of spectators hanging on her every word. She performs with consummate assurance and so much energy that not only the hour of her performance but every copy of her book was gone before you … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival blog – 5: Too much to choose from!

Into the festival’s second day and the wealth of events to choose from is proving overwhelming. Packed programmes offering all kinds of literary fare stretch from first thing in the morning until way past my normal bedtime. For the purposes … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival blog – 4: Books of Lies and Books of Bees

The festival is under way and events are taking place as I type. This post may seem a bit rushed as I’m trying not to miss too much of the festivities. I started the day with literature and will end … Continue reading

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Poetry Cafe now at Costa

The venue of the Guernsey Literary Festival‘s Poetry Cafe has moved to upstairs at Costa Coffee in the Arcade. There will be two open poetry events during the festival, the first is between 1600 and 1700 on Friday afternoon and … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival Blog – 3: The Hub’s Up!

With the beginning of the festival in touching distance this is the perfect time to discuss what’s happening over the coming days. First, a sort of inflatable igloo that has sprung up by the Market is attracting a lot of … Continue reading

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The Hub is up and the Festival begins tomorrow!

The Guernsey Literary Festival begins tomorrow morning, Thursday 12th May, and the main venue, the Barclay’s Wealth Hub is now up on the St Peter Port Market Terrace. Check out photos of the Hub on the Guernsey Literary Festival Facebook … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival blog – 2: Competition

As brevity is traditionally the soul of wit, twitter could nowadays be the essence of literature. Inspired by the social networking site, we’re seeking concisely written prose and poetry for a competition that will be judged during the festival. If … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival blog – 1

Over the course of the Guernsey Literary Festival guest blogger Adam Clayton will be keeping us updated on the festival: “The festival may not have started yet, but we are getting impatient. There is good reason to be charged up. … Continue reading

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Find your way around the Guernsey Literary Festival

The Guernsey Literary Festival is taking place at venues around the island. The programme is now available to pick up for free from the greenhouse in the Guernsey Information Centre and will be available on the Guernsey Arts Commission stand … Continue reading

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