Thursday, May 08, 2008
Charleston Festival 2008
"Charleston Festival has announced a star line up for the 2008 May Festival, now in its 19th year. It showcases an unbeatable line-up of talent and features internationally renowned writers, performers and artists in a series of debates, interviews, discussions, readings, illustrated talks and dramatisations, all designed to open the mind and replenish the soul. Among the world-class speakers at this year's Festival are Salman Rushdie making one of his few appearances to launch his new novel; Lloyd Jones, author of Mr Pip; Lorrie Moore, the celebrated American writer, on a rare visit to the UK, and A.L. Kennedy fresh from triumphantly collecting the Costa Award"