The City Lit Festival of Writing 2018 | City Lit London  | Sat 9th June 2018 Lineup

The City Lit Festival of Writing 2018

City Lit in London

Saturday 9th June 2018

10:30am til 5:30pm

Minimum Age: 19

Join us for an inspiring day of talks, lectures and panels from publishing industry insiders, on the theme of writing for the 21st century.

 

The City Lit Festival of Writing 2018 on Saturday 9th June 2018

Join us for an inspiring day of talks, lectures and panels from publishing industry insiders, on the theme of writing for the 21st century.

Keynote speaker

This year's keynote speaker will be author, script editor and producer Lucy V. Hay.

Lucy will speak on the subject of Diversity in 21st Century fiction: telling unheard stories.

Lucy V. Hay is a novelist, script editor and blogger who helps writers via her Bang2write consultancy. Lucy is the producer of two Brit Thrillers, DEVIATION (2012) and ASSASSIN (2015), as well as the script editor and advisor on numerous other features and shorts. Lucy's also the author of WRITING AND SELLING THRILLER SCREENPLAYS for Kamera Books' 'Creative Essentials' range, as well as its follow-ups on DRAMA SCREENPLAYS and DIVERSE CHARACTERS. Her debut crime novel, THE OTHER TWIN, is now out with Orenda Books and has been featured in The Sun and Sunday Express Newspapers, plus Heatworld and Closer Magazine.

This year's theme

For writers and publishers, the 21st century so far has been shaped by dramatic upheavals, and the rate of change is only escalating. The City Lit Festival of Writing is a space for writers to attend lectures and put their questions to agents, authors, journalists, poets and publishing insiders. Guest speakers and panellists will explore topics including the transformative power of digital publishing and self-publishing; the flourishing market of short fiction, subjects inspiring poets in the 21st Century and what the fate of journalism will be in an age of fake news and falling revenues. Visit our website for a full list of lectures & speakers.

Anyone with an interest in contemporary fiction, journalism and the publishing industry is very welcome. No prior knowledge is required.

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Entry Prices

Minimum age: 19

Entry price (public): 49

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