Monday, 13 February 2017

What's new with the Llandeilo Book Fair 2017 #LlandeiloBookFair #LlandeiloLitFest

As previously stated, this year the Llandeilo Book Fair will be running for two entire days (April 29 and 30) and be part of the Llandeilo LitFest.

This means the Civic Hall will be hosting 30 authors and publishers a day, some familiar faces and some will be joining us for the very first time, making sure that there is something for everyone. We'll be introducing the authors on this blog in the run up to the event.

On the Saturday, April 29th,  the focus of the festival and therefor of the book fair will be on children's books, family entertainment and poetry (although this is not binding and you should be able to find good books of all genres on both days).

The authors present on Saturday are:

Angela Fish, Wendy White, Colin Parsons, Kate Murray,  Will Macmillan Jones, Dafydd Wynn, Ant Lavisher, Jean Gill, Graham Watkins,

Penny Luker, Carol Lovekin, Jan Newton, Thorne Moore, Sue Moules, Kathy Miles, Sally Spedding, Alys Einion, Carole Ann Smith, Sion Tomos Owen, Lisa Shambrook, Phil Carradice, Sarah Jane Butfield, Mary Powles, Haydn Corper, Julian Dutton, Sarada and John Thompson, Christoph Fischer and Kate Glanville.

On top of this, we have tables from Honno Press, Accent Press, Cyfoes, The Library of Wales, Seren, Iconau books and Three Throated Press.

On Sunday the festival and book fair focus is on writing as a craft, historical and literary fiction.

Additional authors are Charles Griffin, Cheryl Rees-Price, Dave Lewis, Alan Goodwin, J A Corrigan
Josephine Hammond, Nicola Beechsquirrel, Greg Howes, Judith Arnopp, David Evans and Richard Foreman.

Also present will be: ThunderPoint Publishing, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Siop Y Cennen

Opening hours are 11am to 4pm. The address is   Crescent Rd, Llandeilo SA19 6HW


Approaching Llandeilo from the bridge end proceed through the town to the C.K.'s cross roads and turn right – the hall is about 200 yards down on the left hand side.
From the A40 roundabout end, proceed through the town to the C.K's crossroads and turn left, the hall is 200 yards down on the left.

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