I posted more about the Festival last year, and some of the great talks I went to here and here, so I don't have much more to say. But if you're in the area, and have the chance to check out some of this year's talks, I highly recommend it!
I'll be volunteering at events featuring Dame Jacqueline Wilson (what a rock star author! I can't wait!), Caroline Lawrence, Geraldine McCaughrean, Melvin Burgess, David Almond, and Meg Rosoff (one of my favorite authors, I really can't wait!). Plus I'll be attending Bath Spa University's event, Writing for Children and Teenagers, featuring my tutor Julia Green, the amazing author in residence Marcus Sedgwick, and recent published graduates Samuel Gayton, Gill Lewis, and Karen Saunders.
It does mean life will be a little crazy, though, so I'll be posting less on the blog. But I'll be sure to share all my thoughts on the events and any tidbits I learn from these amazing authors.