Pow-Wow Litfest 2013

Tickets are now available for Pow-Wow Litfest 2013!

On Sunday 15th September we’ll be presenting our usual mix of inspiring, informative talks and discussions on all matters literary, in the garden of Birmingham’s friendliest pub. This year our fabulous line-up includes:

  • Adam Foulds, multi-award winner and one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists 2013
  • M John Harrison, legendary writer of speculative fiction
  • Suzi Feay, influential book reviewer and literary prize judge
  • Danuta Kean, publishing analyst and cultural commentator
  • Stan Nicholls, award winning, million selling author of the Orcs series
  • Mark Edwards, bestselling self-published crime writer
  • Lucy Luck, literary agent

Early bird tickets cost £15, and include £5 of tickets for our grand draw, with prizes worth £1000. Buy them here:


Coming soon: details of our Saturday small group workshops!

What people said about Litfest 2012:

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‘A thoroughly enjoyable event with a great line-up and a friendly atmosphere.’ – Alison Moore, Booker shortlisted author.

‘Last year’s PoW-WoW was great fun: lively audiences, inspiring readings, interesting insights to the world of publishing, not to mention the best burger I’ve ever had…’ – Charlie Brotherstone, literary agent.

‘LitFest makes me glad I’ve moved back to Birmingham. As a speaker giving a talk, the audience for my session was like a welcoming floodlight: very warm and friendly but absolutely knowing their stuff and wanting me to know mine too. I had a ball and I’ve stayed in touch with people I met for the first time in the audience that day.’ William Gallagher, scriptwriter.

From our feedback forms:

“I’m incredibly impressed with the whole day, very slick, excellent value for money, great vibe.”

“Really useful advice from writers and those in the publishing industry.”

“Thank you for an exciting and inspiring event.”

“It’s wonderful that someone’s doing something like this in Birmingham.”

What is Pow-Wow Litfest?

  • a great way to find out more about the world of books, to hear from, meet and talk to publishers, agents, marketing people, and published authors.
  • friendly and informal- we welcome writers at all stages, from absolute beginners to the most experienced.
  • run by writers, planned to meet the needs of writers.
  • a place for the writing community in the Midlands to come together, network and make friends.

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