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  • Ned Palmer

    Opening night of cheese and wine, sponsored by Shepherd Neame Brewery
  • Poets for the Planet

    With festival director Amanda Dackombe
  • Will Self

    Talks about his memoir Will with Lee Rourke
  • Naomi Wood and Elizabeth Macneal

    Art in fiction, with host Daniel Hahn
  • Sarah Perry

    Discusses Melmoth with Alex Preston
  • Influx Press

    At the Shepherd Neame visitor centre
  • The Slam

    Contestants battle it out at the Poetry Slam
  • Lara Maiklem

    Talks about her book Mudlarking with Julia Wheeler
  • The Art of Short Fiction

    With Joe Dunthorne, Max Sydney Smith, Xanthi Barker and Charlotte Newman
  • Writing Women's Lives

    Shiromi Pinto, Linda Mannheim and Annabel Banks talk to Kit Caless
  • Tracey Thorn

    The Everything But the Girl singer talks to Andy Miller about her book Another Planet
  • Luke Wright

    Luke Wright, feature poet at the Slam
  • Peter Williams

    A local Faversham author tells the story of Kent's coalmines
  • Daniel Rachel

    In conversation with Andy Miller about 1980s culture
  • Julie Wassmer

    Talks crime fiction
  • Alia Trabucco Zeran and Sema Kaygusuz

    Turkish and Chilean fiction, chaired by Daniel Hahn
  • Michael Rosen

    Book of Play
  • Sarah Churchwell

    Book signing Behold America
  • Luke Wright

    The Remains of Logan Dankworth
  • Joan Bakewell and Maggie Gee

    An evening of short stories
  • Maria-Elsa Bragg

    Reads from Sleeping Letters
  • Rough Trade

    Authors debate the short fiction form
  • Children's workshop

  • Christy Lefteri and David Herd

    Janice Lowe chairs a debate on The Beekeeper of Aleppo and Refugee Tales
  • Rough Trade

  • Connor Sansby

    Poetry Slam host
  • Jenny Eclair

    The author and comedian talks about her book Inheritance
  • Ken Livingstone

    Talks to Julia Wheeler about Livingstone's London
  • Caroline Greville

    Badger Clan, with host Caroline Millar

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