Authors of the Littfête  2016

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Martin André.  Poète, président de l’encre
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Edwin Apps.  TV, film, books, actor, illustrator View website
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Arts Métiss.  Théâtre et culture View website
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Helen Aurelius-Haddock.  Journalist, writer. Art talk on poet/painter Arnold Wood View website
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Olivier Blochet.  Jeunesse Les Tsiganes de France. L’histoire d’un peuple. View website
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Gavin Bowd.  Author, journalist, poet and translator of Michel Houellebeq. Translation workshop  View website
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Ed Briggs.  Poet, translator, bilingual, readings, workshop. Sa vie en France
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Andrew Buller.  Children’s author, illustrator and workshop leader View website
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Francis Carpentier.  Poète et auteur de Loisne et Lawe

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Lise Lundi Cassin.  Atelier de l'ecriture
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Catching Lives.  An independent charity aimed at supporting the rough sleepers, homeless and vulnerably housed in Canterbury and East Kent. View website
La Colporteuse.  Collected Memoire du village
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Michel Cordeboeuf. Écrivain et Contour des legendes de Poitou-Charentes. L’auteur dune soixantaine de lives. Son denier roman recount le destin passionnant d’un jeune homme qui fait d’incroyables rencontres sur son chemin de vie.
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Patricia Duncker.  Professor of literature, Manchester University, award-winning novelist, Hallucinating Foucault (winner of the Dillons First Fiction Award and the McKittrick Prize). La folie Foucault, James Miranda Barry. Shortlisted CWA Gold Dagger Award - The Strange Case of the Composer and His Judge
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Armelle Dutruc.  Archivists. Spécialiste de Marie Magdeleine Davy, philosophy de Paris et de St Clémentin.
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Roger Elkin.  Multi-Award winning poet. Lecturer, seminars, readings, workshops.
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Fondazione Cultural Alfonso Gatto.  Students from the University of Salerno present poems by Alfonso Gatto
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Katherine Gallagher.  Award-winning Australian Poet based in London
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Philippe Gaufreteau. Auteur/illustrateur. Jeunesse.
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Monique Guérin-Simmonaud. Histories, biographies
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Philippe Guillemoteau.  Nouveau polar, public chez Geste
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Brenda Henderson. Poet, therapist, créatrice de bijoux,  presents poems by the late Linda Lammas
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Sylvie Hervé. Poéte et comédienne. Humanitude, pastels et poésie

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Peter Hoskins. Historian. The 100 years war.  In the footsteps of the Black Prince, Battles of Crecy, Agincourt and Poitiers. Prince de Galles, Guerre de 100 ans
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John Hudson.  Poet, animateur. Installation artist, film-maker Shapeshifter, poetry trail, balade poétique
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Pamela Irving. IIHHT - Dip MHCAH Massage, reflexology, hypnotherapy
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Ruth Ahmedai Kemp. Translating including collaborative work. Why and how books are translated. Marketing and training opportunities
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Richard Lee - Dip WSET Certified Wine Educator.  Wine tasting

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Clare LeMay. Writer, filmmaker, audio books
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Philippe L’Exellent.  Polar. Les chroniques noires à Thouars
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Roisin McAuley.  BBC presenter and novelist of writing fiction and crime novels. New crime novel
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Chloé Martinez.  Conteuse, danseuse et musicienne
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Ian Mathie.  Life in Africa, narrative non-fiction at its best. Debut novel, Chinese Take-Out. Writing Workshop. ‘Ma vie en Afrique'
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Guillaume Millot.  Animateur
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Gilles Morcette.  Poète. Spécialiste de la poésie du 17th C
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Alison Morton. Novelist reading from the Roma Nova alternative series. Talk on professional self-publishing and successful marketing
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Howard Needs. Photographe et contribuant du livre: Maison Paysannes et patrimoines de pays en Deux-Sèvres. Exposition des photos du livre. Et Madeliene Audebrand auteur du livre.
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Uxio Novoneyra. Poet of Gallacia. Presentation in Gallacian
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Ian Oxley. Ex Policeman’s stories
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Noëlle Pouplin. Historienne. Les Dissidents de St André-sur-Sèvre
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Mike Shearing. Artist
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Gordon Simms. Festival organiser, poet and playwright. Uphill to the Sea/Point de Repère. Workshop duologues
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Lemn Sissay. Performance poet, BBC broadcaster and playwright. Official poet of the 2012 London Olympics and of the Chancellor of Manchester university.  

Lemn Sissay has an extraordinary story to tell. Adopted, rejected, abandoned. Champion of Care leavers.

"One of the most inspiring people you could meet"
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André Theilhet.  Troubadour. Musique et poésie de Langue d'Oc

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Wendy Wright. Poems of Love and Italy in English and Latin
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Publisher:  Geste Editions
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Publisher:  André Hérault
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