Dates for HLF2014 have been announced as 6-16 March 2014 so make sure you put them in your diary!
We are delighted to confirm that we will be welcoming Kate Adie, Jim Crace, Matt Haig, Joanne Harris & Lemn Sissay to next year's festival.
We will also be hosting the very first Polari Up North with authors Paul Burston, Mari Hannah, Keith Jarrett & VG Lee.
There will be a special Celebration of the Life and Works of Iain Banks with contributors including Ken MacLeod, Gary Lloyd, John Jarrold, David Barnett and David Haddock.
The fabulous Huddersfield Manga Con will return - bigger and better than ever before and in a brand new space in the University of Huddersfield.
Plus An Evening with Sunny Ormonde (Lilian Bellamy from Radio 4's The Archers) and the ever popular PechaKucha evening.
Our launch event will be an In Conversation with Jazz Summers, former manager of Wham!, the Verve and Snow Patrol, followed by a retro 80s club night.
There will also be creative writing workshops, performance poetry workshops and a chance to meet a senior agent and editor from the publishing world.
More information on all these events, along with details of how to book the events where tickets are already on sale can be found on our Diary of Events page.
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Huddersfield Literature Festival 2013
In 2013 we were delighted to welcome Kate Atkinson, Jeremy Dyson, Joanne Harris, Monkey Poet, Jodi Picoult, Annabel Pitcher and many more contributors.
In total we welcomed around 1,500 people to events at six different venues.