Wolverhampton Literature Festival

About

Wolverhampton Literature Festival will return for its sixth year in February 2022. Hosted by City of Wolverhampton Council the festival aims to amplify the voice of authors, poets, writers, storytellers, puppeteers, podcasters, vloggers and publishers across the UK. Celebrating our creative communities living and from the Black Country and further.

The festival always looks to provide something for everyone! Through an outstanding programme of events, we continue to re-light Wolverhampton through the power of literature.


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Volunteering

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help the festival to continue to grow and deliver an exciting programme of literary events across the city.

Some examples of roles will include event stewards, information stewards, runners and technical support.

Wolverhampton Literature Festival

At a Glance

Hum Saath Saath Hein (We are Together)

29 January - 14:00

Central Library

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Poetry Slam

29 January - 19:30

Arena Theatre

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City of Wolverhampton Poet Laureate Handover

3 February - 18:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi: Medical Grade Music

3 February - 19:30

Newhampton Arts Centre

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Meet the Publishers

Drop in

Wolverhampton Art Gallery Café

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Creative and Professional Writing Student Showcase

11:00-13:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Self-Publishing Workshop

11:00-13:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Joanna Toye - Meet the Author

14:00-15:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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In Conversation with Ian Moore

16:00-17:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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An evening with Phil Wang

19:30

Bilston Town Hall

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Storytelling with Amy Douglas

10:30

Central Library

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Jefny Ashcroft Presents Jobs For The Girls

11:00-12:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Meet the Author: Serena Patel

11:30

Central Library

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Photo-Poetry Adventure with Liz Berry & Tom Hicks

12:00-14:00

Meet at Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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East Side Voices: In Conversation with Helena Lee & Romalyn Ante

12:00

Arena Theatre

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Fringe Room Presents

Various Times

Purity Venue

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David Gaffney - Meet the Author

12:30-13:30

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Wolf Whistle Podcast Presents Tales from the Tape

14:15-15:15

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Abi Daré: The Girl with the Louding Voice

15:00-16:00

Arena Theatre

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Flash Fiction Workshop with David Gaffney

15:00-17:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Liz Berry & Romalyn Ante

16:00-17:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Imperfect, Perfect Woman

18:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Young Creative Event

18:00

Central Library

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Jefny Ashcroft Presents Jobs for the Girls

11:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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On Your Doorstep Poetry Collective

11:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Snidge Scrumpin': Smell, Memory and Literature in the Black Country

12:30

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Writer Hubs

Various Times

Lighthouse 

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BAS9: Tootia workshop and stories

11:30-15:30

Art Gallery 

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Sounds from the Kitchen

14:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery Café

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Poetry Competition

17:45

The Lighthouse

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Gifts of Gravity & Light

17:00

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Yes We Can’t

7:30

Lighthouse

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Wolverhampton Literature Festival

OFFICIAL Partners

With thanks… The festival has been made possible by generous contributions from artists and local businesses and celebrates the creativity of our city. We are very grateful for the support of Arts Council and our other partners, the Express & Star and the University of Wolverhampton in bringing the festival to fruition.