Poet Katherine Gallagher to read from her new collection at the festival

Delighted to announce that Katherine will be reading from her new  collection (to be published in 2015) at the festival. An Australian poet, resident in London, her previous collection  was Carnival Edge: New and Selected Poems, published by  Arc Publications Ltd http://www.arcpublications.co.uk

To find out more about Katherine visit www.katherine-gallagher.com

Author Susie Kelly to be the Patron of the 2015 Charroux Literary Festival

Author Susie Kelly has agreed to be the Patron of the Charroux Literary Festival which will take place for the first time in the beautiful medieval town of Charroux in the Vienne region of South West France on the 27,28,29 August 2015. Speaking from her home in the Vienne Susie said ‘I am delighted to be the Patron of the Charroux Literary Festival. Living in the area, and writing about it has provided me with a close connection to the place, the people and the culture. Whether your interest lie in fiction, poetry, history or even song writing, we hope you will find something of interest at this delightful festival in a stunning corner of France.’

Paul Sally, President of the Charroux Tourist Office comments:  ‘We are very pleased that Susie Kelly has agreed to be the Patron of the first bi-lingual Literary Festival in Charroux, it builds on our joint heritage of art, music and literature.’

The festival will bring together French and English speaking authors and writers. A full programme of events and speakers will be published in the spring of 2015.