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Dateline Hastings:     23-09-21

Literary Festival 2021 anthology now on sale

Our extraordinary Hastings Literary Festival anthology is now on general sale. Featuring work by 12 writing competition finalists, it captures a social, political, abstract and farcical response to current events in 2021.

Our Dateline Hastings: 23-09-21 anthology can be purchased from The Hastings Bookshop or online here.

Congratulations to all our contributors: Alba Frederick, Amy Mackrill, Amanda Addison, Belinda Brady, Bronwen Griffiths, Charlotte Wührer, Dillon Jaxx, Elizabeth Allen, Mark Shepherd, Martin Rieser, Rosanna Lowe and Ryan C. Smith.

You can find out more about our 2021 writing competition here.


Warm thanks to our 2021 artists, audiences and volunteers.

Watch this space for 2022


"Young and vibrant, and with a welcome emphasis on new sources of creativity, Hastings Literary Festival is getting better every year."

Sir David Hare, Festival Patron


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