Authors & Speakers attending 2019
We are proud to say that this year we have a great lineup of authors attending the Oakwood Literature Festival. Having listened to readers, we have added multiple genres for the event and additional venues.
Our keynote speaker for the morning is Taryn Johnston, owner of Kronos Publishing specialising in author memoirs/biographies.
Genres include: thrillers, psychological thrillers, cosy mysteries, children’s books, teenage books, SciFi, fantasy, contemporary romance, historical fiction, WWI fiction, post WWII fiction, English Civil Wars, ghostwriting, poetry, philosophy, memoirs and magic realism!
AA Abbott – author of The Trail series of thrillers
Michael Atherton – author of WWI fiction and his latest fictional novel around a coal mining disaster
Lee Benson – children’s author, artist and poet
Celia Boyd – author of historical fiction set during the English Civil Wars
Dawn Brookes – author of bestselling Hurry up Nurse series, cosy mysteries and children’s books
SarahJane Ford – author of romantic fiction
Kate Frost – author of women’s fiction and YA time travel series
Jo Jakeman – author of psychological thriller
Wendy H. Jones – author of thrillers, cosy mysteries and children’s books
Josephine Lay – author of women’s fiction and poetry
Peter Lay – author of aesthetic philosophy and poetry
John Lynch – ghostwriter and author of historical fiction
David Robertson – author of children’s series involving Misty the dog
Jane Shemilt – author of psychological thrillers including Richard & Judy Bookclub bestseller Daughter
Sophie Sparham – author of fantasy fiction, poetry and local journalist
Rae Stoltenkamp – author of fantasy, science fiction and magic realism
Richard Vaughan-Davies – author of historical fiction
Debbie Young – author of cosy mysteries and short stories