Author: Claire Buskin

Essex Book Festival on Chelmsford Community Radio

Festival Director Ros Green joined Rob and Dave on their Rotary Roundup show last week on Chelmsford Community Radio.  Ros talked about the ...

Good News about Essex Book Festival 2021

Thanks to a generous grant from Arts Council England, our successful Crowdfunding Project, and continued support from our other funding partners, ...

Why Essex Should Be Your Next Staycation

In this article, festival favourite Gillian Darley, takes us on a reminiscent walk through our county’s history and highlights. The feature, ...

Buy books online and support local bookstores at uk.bookshop.org

November saw the launch of an online bookstore that financially supports local independent bookstores and gives back to the book ...

The Green Shoots writing competition

The Essex Book Festival presents the Green Shoots writing competition, for writers aged between 18 to 28 who wish to develop their craft whilst ...

We Are All in the Same Boat

Film based on festival artwork wins award

Huge congratulations to Polish artist, Jola Kudela, for winning the Jury Special Award at Berlin Art Film Festival for her short film “We Are ...

Tony Fisher BBC Essex

Big News about Essex Book Festival announced on BBC Essex

Ros Green, Festival Director, featured on the Tony Fisher show on BBC Essex on 29th October to talk about the plans for Essex Book Festival 2020. ...

Photo of writers on the Crossing Borders Continental Breakfast

Thanks to Polish Cultural Institute

It was wonderful to host Agnieszka Dale as writer-in-residence at our Crossing Borders writing exchange in Harwich, as part of the opening weekend of ...

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Top Twenty Books That Rock Essex

We are delighted to announce the Top Twenty Books That Rock Essex - old and new - as part of our 20th Birthday celebrations in partnership with Essex ...

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Were you born in 1999? Are you 20 this year?

If so, get in touch by emailing us at [email protected] In 2019 we will be celebrating our 20th Birthday as well, and want to celebrate ...