Author Archive: Emma Boniwell

Read On Young Presenters

Young Presenters Have you ever fancied interviewing your favourite author? Or wondered what happens behind the scenes at a literature event? Here’s your chance to find out! We will train you up and let you loose on a day of Birmingham Literature Festival events. With expert training you will soon be ready to introduce events, […]

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Read On Fan Fiction

Fan Fiction The subject of this year’s Fan Fiction Lab is The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud. Define Fan Fiction: Fan Fiction is where you take elements from an existing story and write a new story. So you might take existing characters and put them in a whole new world. Or you might invent […]

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Young Presenters at Birmingham Literature Festival

  Birmingham Literature Festival is pleased to offer a small group of young people aged 15 to 19 the opportunity to find out how a literature festival works. You’ll get hands-on experience of running the festival, preparing an event, looking after an author, presenting to an audience, and being part of a team working together […]

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