Among the many participating authors will be:
John Banville, E L Doctorow, Clare Francis, Carlos Fuentes, Maggie Gee,
Howard Jacobson, Doris Lessing, Ian McEwan, Jan Morris, Michele Roberts and Vikram Seth.
Lectures from Edmund White and Naomi Wolf; Simon Armitage and other poets;
Howard Jacobson and Tom Sharpe on comedy; the Benjamin Zephaniah band; Redmond O'Hanlon and Colin Thubron on Bruce Chatwin's travels; discussions with politicians, cooks, playwrights, musicians & filmmakers.
Hay-on-Wye is a tiny market town in the Black Mountains of the Welsh Marches. For more information about the area and details of a Festival Weekend offer for Independent on Sunday readers, see the Travel section on page 65.
For a free brochure and booking form, please write enclosing a large SAE to:
Box Office Manager, The Hay Festival (Independent on Sunday), Hay-on-Wye HR3 5BX
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