INSPIRATIONAL female authors, poets, publishers and agents are heading to Haworth for the Bronte Festival of Women’s Writing.

The event, from September 20-22, features guest curator Kit de Waal, who has worked with the Parsonage Museum on workshops, talks, readings and panel discussions. The programme celebrates working class writing, and guests include writers Amy Liptrot, Sara Collins and Clare Shaw. Children’s author Nadia Shireen will host an interactive storytime and drawing workshop for youngsters, blogger, YouTuber and debut author Lucy Powrie, Young Ambassador for the Bronte Society, will talk about her first novel for young adults, The Paper & Hearts Society, and author and educator Liz Flanagan shares her journey from first draft to finished book.

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