Welcome to Essex Book Festival website.
The 2013 Festival finished finished at the end of March, but events continue throughout the year and we are looking forward to Barry and Bob Cryer coming to discuss their book, Mrs Hudson's Diaries on 17 May and to a Readers Day with Kate Mosse and other terrific writers on 29 June.
The Festival is a key event in the county's cultural calendar. Every March venues throughout the Essex fill with people eager to listen to some of their favourite authors. Click here to read our final Press Release round up.
For literature development activities please go to the Extra pages on the website.
Have you been to an Essex Book Festival Event? If so please tell us what you thought here!