Kings Place Spoken Word

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Host: Folkestone Book Festival
Location: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
Speaker: Boyd Tonkin, Nicholas Lezard, Jane Mays, Gaby Wood and Harriett Gilbert

Come and listen to our panel of literati and opinion makers as they discuss their favourite reads of 2012 and answer your queries. There will also certainly be time to talk about publishing in general, Randy Penguin, e-readers and the future of the book.

Guests include foreign fiction champion Boyd Tonkin (Literary Editor at The Independent),Nicholas Lezard (Literary Critic for The Guardian, author of The Nolympics: One Man's Struggle Against Sporting Hysteria), Jane Mays (former Daily Mail literary editor,  member of the Biographers' Club), Gaby Wood (Head of Books at The Telegraph, author and judge of the 2011 Man Booker Prize) and Harriett Gilbert (writer and broadcaster on the BBC World Service (World Book Club and the Strand)).

Then go visit the Blackwells pop up book stall for those hidden gems and, why not, continue the conversation in the bar.




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