Santa Fe Literary Festival

George RR Martin: ‘I don’t get how people hate something they loved’

The ‘Game of Thrones’ creator sits down with Kevin E G Perry at the Santa Fe Literary Festival to discuss toxic fans, the enduring influence of Marvel’s Stan Lee, and the new HBO series ‘House of the Dragon’

Cook Deborah Madison: ‘I don’t want to see us go back to the 1950s’

Award-winning author and cook Deborah Madison, chef and Native American foods educator Freddie Bitsoie and other fascinating guests led a day of discussion around food and farming

‘Payback for MeToo’: Margaret Atwood on US plans to ban abortion

Speaking at the Santa Fe Literary Festival, the author talked about the erosion of women’s rights in America and the importance of staying hopeful

John Grisham: ‘White people love the death penalty’

The author and lawyer said during a speech at the Santa Fe Literary Festival that ‘white people love the death penalty’ but ‘Black people know the truth’ about criminal justice in the US

Sandra Cisneros: 10 books by Latino authors you should be reading

In  conversation with The Independent, the author of House on Mango Street, who is set to speak at the Santa Fe Literary Festival later this month, shared some of her recent reads with Alexandra Tirado Oropeza

Everything you need to know about the Santa Fe Literary Festival

Between conversations with writers including John Grisham and Sandra Cisneros, you’ll embark on tours of the city with expert authors and dine with celebrated chefs. Annabel Nugent explains why the Santa Fe Literary Festival should be on everyone’s culture calendar this year

Award winning chef Bryant Terry explains how he became a food activist

Hannah Twiggs speaks to award-winning chef Bryant Terry about the hip hop song that inspired him to become a food activist, why we need to stop thinking of veganism as a white thing, and the hard graft and teamwork that went into his new book ‘Black Food’

How to get festival tickets to see George RR Martin and John Grisham

Inaugural event will take place over a long weekend in May

Santa Fe, New Mexico city guide: Where to stay, eat, drink and shop

With charming adobe buildings and bluebird skies, the New Mexico capital’s aesthetic appeal is endless. With a new literary festival launching this spring, there’s more than ever to draw the culturally curious, finds Elizabeth Miller

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