Guernsey Literary Festival. 10th to 14th May 2023

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

Poems on the Move is an international poetry competition judged by Jackie Kay

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, Terry Waite

After two years of virtual hibernation due to the pandemic, the Guernsey Literary Festival has emerged to celebrate its tenth anniversary. As Hon Chairman of the Festival, may I warmly welcome you to the island to celebrate with us.

The past two years have not been easy for the organisers but, in the true spirit of the islanders, they refused to give up what has become an annual event in Guernsey’s cultural life.

Special thanks are due to our sponsors and residents on the Island who will join us for this special anniversary year. Now that travel restrictions have been eased it will also be a real pleasure to welcome overseas visitors to the Festival. Together we shall make this a year to remember.

Terry Waite CBE

Honorary Chairman, Guernsey Literary Festival

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