The Hay Festival 1994

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The Independent and the Independent on Sunday are the new sponsors of the seventh Hay Festival, which is held at Hay-on-Wye, in the Welsh Marches, from 20th to 30th May 1994 Carlos Fuentes gives the PEN lecture on 'The New Geography of the Novel';

Edmund White's TLS lecture, 'The Personal is Political', proposes that political correctness can be an aspect of criticism, but not of creation

New British Writing is celebrated in a forum on first novels (and getting them published), with editorial director Alexandra Pringle, publicity director Karen Geary, and debut novelists Raffaella Barker and Lynne Truss; as well as in a discussion with Lesley Glaister, Candia McWilliam, Andrew Motion and Helen McNeil For free brochure and booking form, send a large SAE to:

The Box Office Manager, The Hay Festival (Independent on Sunday), Hay-on-Wye HR3 5BX

or telephone 0497 821299 for further information