Guernsey Literary Festival. 25 April to 4th May 2025

Celebrating great writing and big ideas in the beautiful island of Guernsey.

Poems on the Move is an international poetry competition judged by Paul Muldoon.

Poems on the Move

The WriteStuff is a writing competition for students in the Bailiwick of Guernsey

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A Message from our Honorary Chairman, Sir Terry Waite KCMG, CBE

Guernsey can be proud of the Literary Festival. Each year it grows from strength to strength and has become a vital part of the cultural life of the Island. I am honoured to be associated with it.

Sir Terry Waite KCMG, CBE

Honorary Chairman, Guernsey Literary Festival

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