Literary Leicester is among the city’s leading annual festivals of the written and spoken word, bringing together a wealth of award-winning and renowned writers from different fields.

This year, we are hosting a free three-day digital event beginning on 17 March. The festival features noted cultural commentator and University of Leicester graduate Jeffrey Boakye, the School of Arts own Professor Corinne Fowler in conversation with author Peter Kalu, and is headlined by Booker Prize-winning Jamaican novelist Marlon James.

Learn more about the exciting events in store for Literary Leicester 2021.