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Bronte Society hosts Kirsty Wark for Ilkley Literary Festival
6:58pm Friday 18th October 2013 in Local news
Executive director of The Brontë Society, Professor Ann Sumner, will welcome top television journalist Kirsty Wark to the Ilkley Literary Festival on Saturday, October 19.
The day includes two events on the subject of ‘Brontë’. The first event is for The Brontë Society Literary Lunch, where Kirsty Wark will discuss with Ruth Pitt the books that influenced her. On the same day at 4.45pm at King’s Hall, Kirsty Wark will also discuss with Ann Sumner her admiration of the Bronte novels and the significance of landscape in her debut novel to be published next year.
Women and Literature is part of the Ilkley Literature Festival, celebrating all aspects of literature with over 200 events in the spa town since 1973.
This year is the 40th anniversary of the Ilkley Literature Festival and The Brontë Society is pleased to be part of the exciting programme this year.