Little literature festival to feature Costa Prize winning author

PUBLISHED: 16:53 21 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:53 21 June 2018

Rebecca Stott. Photo: Nicholas Bradley

Rebecca Stott. Photo: Nicholas Bradley

Nicholas Bradley

A creative writing masterclass and readings from the memoir of an author brought up in a cult are a couple of events on offer at a free of charge literature festival.

Waterstones book seller Mitch Johnson with his first novel, Kick. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYWaterstones book seller Mitch Johnson with his first novel, Kick. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Wymondham High School sixth form pupils have put together the event, which will take place on Saturday, June 23.

Children’s author Mitch Johnson will be giving the first talk at 11am, and a creative writing workshop at 11.45am, open to everyone from ages 10 and 11 plus in Wymondham Central Hall.

This is followed by two masterclasses held by UEA Creative Writing Masters student Ben Morrison in the Central Hall, at 3pm and 4pm, for over 13s.

Rebecca Stott, author of the Costa Prize winning In the Days of Rain about her upbringing in a fundamentalist cult will speak and sign books at 6pm in Wymondham Library. This is suitable for over 16s.

Email to book a place.

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