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A book that changed my life

by Shaun Shackleton, poet, writer, musician and journalist. A Confederate General from Big Sur          by Richard Brautigan.   1984, I was 18, had left school and was working in Guernsey, … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Books that Changed my Life: Tony Gallienne

What books have made such an impact on you that you would go as far as saying they have been life changing? We’ve been asking that question and will be … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sebastian Faulks: The Guernsey Connection, by Stephen Foote

We are delighted that renowned author Sebastian Faulks is coming to the fifth Guernsey Literary Festival. We are equally delighted that Stephen Foote of the Guernsey Society has written this … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Poetry on the Move by Nick Le Messurier

Ian McMillan was ‘amazed’ by the high standard of the poems he judged in Guernsey’s International Poetry competition, organised by the Guernsey Literary Festival which attracted more than 700 entries … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Saying ‘Yes’ with Ian McMillan

Having attended a number of Litfest writing workshops in the last few years, I’ve always found the visiting writers to be warm, friendly and keen to shrink the space between … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Very Interesting Time

Maisie Bisson wrote this about her experience of the Festival and, as you can see, she had a great time! Friday The first event I went to was Susan Fletcher: A … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Professor Edward Chaney featured on the first Guille-Alles Podcast

If you didn’t get chance during the Litfest to hear Professor Edward Chaney speaking about his biography of G.B. Edwards (or if you are just missing hearing people talk about … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment