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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 BBC World Service International radio partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. Sponsors of the programme of American literature and culture The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Head of Zeus The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Italian Cultural Institute HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture British Academy BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner Earthwatch Europe Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Jill Dunsmore New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Jesus College St Hilda’s College St John’s College St John's College The Queen’s College The Queen's College Exeter College Exeter College Hertford College Keble College Keble College Oxford Brookes University The Feathers Hotel Said Business School University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Princeton University Press Felicity Bryan Associates University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Conference Oxford Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Press Floris of London Critchleys City Audio Visual Bayard Presse Eynsham Hall Macdonald Bear Hotel Sloane Club Ashmolean Museum British Humanist Association The Story Museum Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine Liaison Financial Services Steer

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival partners & sponsors

FT Weekend Title partner University of Oxford BBC World Service International radio partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. Sponsors of the programme of American literature and culture The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Head of Zeus The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Italian Cultural Institute HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture British Academy BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner Earthwatch Europe Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Jill Dunsmore New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Jesus College St Hilda’s College St John’s College St John's College The Queen’s College The Queen's College Exeter College Exeter College Hertford College Keble College Keble College Oxford Brookes University The Feathers Hotel Said Business School University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Princeton University Press Felicity Bryan Associates University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Conference Oxford Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Press Floris of London Critchleys City Audio Visual Bayard Presse Eynsham Hall Macdonald Bear Hotel Sloane Club Ashmolean Museum British Humanist Association The Story Museum Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine Liaison Financial Services Steer