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The First Oakwood Literature Festival Launches in 2018

Festival Date: Saturday 12th May (10am-4pm)

The Oakwood Literature Festival in Derby aims to bring authors and readers together through the celebration of books. The event will be FREE to the general public and is being founded by Oakwood local author, Dawn Brookes.



The first event will be held at Oakwood Community Centre, 118 Springwood Drive, Oakwood, Derby DE21 2RQ

Authors/Speakers Confirmed for 2018

AA Abbott – writes suspense thrillers & dyslexia friendly books

Celia Boyd – writes historical fiction

Dawn Brookes, writes memoirs, children’s books 4-9 years

Mina Drever – memoir

David Ebsworth – writes historical thrillers

Kate Frost – writes women’s fiction & children’s fiction 9-12 years

Paul Gaskill – writes YA fantasy fiction 13-20s

John Lynch – writes historical fiction, non-fiction and is a ghostwriter

David Robertson – writes children’s books 7-11 years

Darren Young – writes thrillers

Debbie Young, writes cosy mysteries, short stories & non-fiction books for authors

What is your favourite reading genre?