A Way with Words

Our events include a celebration of the work of Elena Ferrante and an exploration of the legacy of James Montgomery, an 18th-century Sheffield-based poet. Don’t miss novelist Sharlene Teo reading from her new work.


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Festival Focus

A number of themed events on some of today’s most pressing issues.

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