Birmingham Book Festival continues this week with a host of literary names
and workshops taking place.
She said: ``Being a member of such a close circle of family and friends,and a member of a community rich in col ourful characters and abundant stories I don't need the famous literary names
to inspire me.
She will be in the town for the Festival of Literature and Spoken Word, along with a host of literary names
, including Rumpole author Sir John Mortimer.
The editor's reasoning that "new literary names
such as Tsitsi Damgarembga have not cultivated the short story as a genre" is ill-informed, since African women writers, well known and otherwise, are indeed cultivating the short story.
The small market town of Hay-on-Wye, Powys, renowned for its wide selection of book shops, has been host to one of the world's biggest book festivals for many years, attracting an eclectic mix of some of the best-known literary names
as well as musicians and comedians.
As well as owning the rights to the Noddy and Agatha Christie brands, including Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, Chorion has the TV and film rights to a portfolio of star literary names
, including Inspecteur Maigret author Georges Simenon, Margery Allingham, Edmund Crispin and award-winning screenwriter Robert Bolt.
John Simenon will promote and market the TV and film rights to Chorion's portfolio of star literary names
, which includes Simenon - who wrote the Inspecteur Maigret series of novels - Agatha Christie, who wrote the Poirot books and Margery Allingham.
The list, printed every 10 years, seeks to predict the decade's top literary names
It is wonderful to feature on a list with so many great literary names
Why a great list of famed literary names
- Captain Nemo, Dr Jekyll, The Invisible Man, Mina Harker (from Dracula), Dorian Gray and Allan Quatermain (of King Solomon's Mines).
Joshua Rose, who owned land around Scotland Road early in the 19th century, was responsible for many of the literary names