Introducing... Jamie DeWolf
A unique opportunity to see a talented, original and entertaining performer...
Slam poetry champion, film-maker, showman, teacher, artist - Jamie DeWolf will be premiering an explosive and irreverent talk 'The Author as God', teaching a Slam Poetry workshop and presenting a Slam Poetry event at this year's festival.
'The Author as God'
Thursday 12 March - A premiere lecture by the great-grandson of L Ron Hubbard, the SF author and founder of Scientology, that deconstructs the author as a self-made God and the reader as their unsuspecting victim.
Slam Poetry Workshop
Saturday 14 March - Create hard-hitting performance poetry that leaps from the page to the stage in this fast-paced workshop designed for writers of all levels.
Saturday 14 March - Performance poets of all skill levels are encouraged to throw their hat in the ring - bring your loudest, funniest and hardest hitting poems, raps, comedy and confessions. £50 cash prize for the winner.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER FESTIVAL EVENTS, VISIT OUR DIARY OF EVENTS PAGE
Click on the image (left) to view our short film of HLF2014
Thank you to everyone who attended our events in 2014. An estimated 3,000-3,500 people were involved in the festival, with more than 30 events at 12 different venues across Huddersfield. From our feedback forms, 74% rated the event they attended as 'Excellent' and 25% rated it as 'Good'.
FEEDBACK FROM PERFORMERS
“It is my privilege to be part of this wonderful, warm community of books that is the Huddersfield Literature Festival.” Joanne Harris MBE (pictured left c. Jonathan Jacob Photography)
“What an efficient, relaxed and big-hearted Festival. Huddersfield treats its readers and its writers with equal warmth and regard.” Jim Crace
"So glad the show was such a success - One of my best audiences I have to say." Sunny Ormonde
“Bringing Polari to Huddersfield Lit Fest was a total pleasure. The performers were all well taken care of, the audience was warm and receptive and we left looking forward to next year. I can't thank the organisers enough for putting on such a great festival.” Paul Burston, Polari