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    North London Literary Festival - day 1

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    START DATE 2 April 2014
    START TIME 12:00am
    LOCATION College Building, Hendon
    END DATE 2 April 2014
    END TIME 12:00am

    David Nicholls, Lesley Pearse and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will be among many high-profile authors, poets and journalists visiting Hendon for the North London Literary Festival in April.

    David Nicholls, Lesley Pearse and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will be among many high-profile authors, poets and journalists visiting Hendon for the North London Literary Festival in April.

    Running between April 2 and 3 at Middlesex University, the free student-organised festival will feature readings, publishing workshops, writing competitions and interviews with high profile writers.

    12pm: Speed Pitch, 1st Floor Mezzanine, College Building
    Pitch your idea to agents: Two minutes, face to face, pitching to an agent.

    12.30pm: Poetry Event, Boardroom, College Building
    A scintillating and stimulating poetry event: curated by celebrated poet Sarah Wardle.

    1.30pm: Local Authors, 1st floor Mezzanine, College Building
    Keeping it Local: We are proud to showcase local authors Amy Bird, Ejder Sevgen Raif and Michelle Shine.

    2pm: Lesley Pearse, Paige Toon & Janey Fraser, Boardroom (C219), College Building
    Inspiring female writers: Up and coming Chick-Lit and Mum-Lit authors as well as the multi-million selling author with an inspirational life story.

    2:30-4:30: Make your own book (room C218), College Building
    You wrote the story, now make the book: Find out from expert bookbinder Henrique Lagarto how to make your own book.

    3.30pm: Gina Blaxill and Paige Toon, 1st floor Mezzanine, College Building
    Celebrating International Children’s Book Day: with Gina Blaxill, author of teen thrillers, and Paige Toon, author of young adult chick lit.

    3pm: Kate Colquhoun, Boardroom (C219), College Building
    Thrilled to have success author Kate Colquhoun with her exciting non-fiction book, ‘Did She Kill Him?’   

    4pm: Richard Skinner & Katharine Grant, Boardroom (C219), College Building
    On re-imagining the past: two top literary authors discuss their new novels.

    5pm: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Boardroom (C219), College Building
    Author, broadcaster and Independent columnist takes the stage to discuss her published work and the book she has just finished.

    6pm: Gala, Boardroom (C219), College Building
    Middlesex University’s own Billy Clark, Sarah Wardle, Alison Winch and Helen Hester discuss their new books, embracing friendship, poetry, relevance theory and sex. Please not that this event is 18-rated .

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