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Smart, funny events for inspiring tomorrow’s writers

As promised, here’s another brief glimpse at just what this year’s Lit Fest has in store for those who, hell…in just a decade or so will hopefully be changing and maybe even running the world!
 
Alex Rider: Never Say Die
Anthony Horowitz Interviewed by Nicolette Jones
Saturday, 17 March 2018
10:00am, Sheldonian Theatre, £8 - £15

Fans were thrilled last year when bestselling author Anthony Horowitz suddenly announced a new episode in the adrenaline-fuelled Alex Rider series, and Never Say Die is pure diamond Horowitz.
Horowitz is author of the highly popular Alex Rider series, which was later made into a movie, and a writer of screenplays for tv crime seriessuch as Poirot and Midsomer Murders.

A Poem for Every Day of the Year
Allie Esiri, Alexander Armstrong, Samuel West, Gina Bellman and Ronni Ancona
Saturday, 17 March 2018
4:00pm, Oxford Martin School: Lecture Theatre, £8

Join Allie Esiri - the creator of the hugely successful iF Poems app - and her special guests, actor, singer,comedian and and presenter of Pointless Alexander Armstrong, film and stage star Samuel West, actress Gina Bellman and impressionist Ronni Ancona, for an inspiring hour of readings.

Stories for Our Time
Sarah Crossan and Kwame Alexander Chaired by Kate Clanchy
Saturday, 24 March 2018
6:00pm, Oxford Martin School: Seminar Room, £8

This transatlantic event brings together stars of young adult fiction Sarah Crossan and Kwame Alexander. Crossan is the multi-award-winning author of powerful, thought-provoking novels including One and Moonrise while Alexander’s novels include Booked and The Crossover.

FT Weekend Title partner University of Oxford HSBC Global banking partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner BBC World Service International radio partner BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner British Academy HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture Galileo Foundation Italian Cultural Institute Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Ian and Carol Sellars allmanhall Jane and Roderick Gibbs Lady Hatch Emily Rose and James Marrow George Warren Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design Marshall Maserati Festival courtesy cars The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Eynsham Hall Royds Withy King Lawyers to the festival Intesa Sanpaolo Said Business School Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Corpus Christi College The Queen’s College The Queen's College St John’s College St John's College Jesus College Hertford College Exeter College Exeter College St Hilda’s College Keble College Keble College Oxford University Press Princeton University Press Oxford Brookes University Oxford Cultural Collective K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography Ashmolean Museum Floris of London University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Macdonald Bear Hotel Mary and Cecil Quillen The Oxford Artisan Distillery Conference Oxford Critchleys Liaison Financial Services The Litmus Partnership British Humanist Association The Sheldonian Theatre Felicity Bryan Associates The Royal Society of Literature Oxford University Museum of Natural History The Story Museum Oxford City Council City Audio Visual OX magazine

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival 2018 partners & sponsors

FT Weekend Title partner University of Oxford HSBC Global banking partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner BBC World Service International radio partner BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner British Academy HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture Galileo Foundation Italian Cultural Institute Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Ian and Carol Sellars allmanhall Jane and Roderick Gibbs Lady Hatch Emily Rose and James Marrow George Warren Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design Marshall Maserati Festival courtesy cars The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Eynsham Hall Royds Withy King Lawyers to the festival Intesa Sanpaolo Said Business School Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Corpus Christi College The Queen’s College The Queen's College St John’s College St John's College Jesus College Hertford College Exeter College Exeter College St Hilda’s College Keble College Keble College Oxford University Press Princeton University Press Oxford Brookes University Oxford Cultural Collective K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography Ashmolean Museum Floris of London University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Macdonald Bear Hotel Mary and Cecil Quillen The Oxford Artisan Distillery Conference Oxford Critchleys Liaison Financial Services The Litmus Partnership British Humanist Association The Sheldonian Theatre Felicity Bryan Associates The Royal Society of Literature Oxford University Museum of Natural History The Story Museum Oxford City Council City Audio Visual OX magazine