Sponsors, Supporters & Useful links

We are most grateful for the support we receive from the website and programme advertisers, page turners, and from:

Hawkins Ryan Solicitors, King's Lynn

Big thanks to King's Lynn's Stuart House Hotel, Norfolk Fender Seats, Fisk Literary Services, Reeve Wood and Andy Williams Art for support by purchasing advertising space in festival programmes. Click their ad, right, for websites.

These festivals don't organise themselves, you know. The industrious committee members who beaver away all year to bring you these wonderful weekends are:

Chairman Tony Ellis, Viv Scott, Rob Elwes, Andrew Williams, William Kerkham, & the brilliant Ed Tonkyn.

Please help keep the pages turning and consider joining our £5-a-month supporters club. You'll be included in a monthly raffle (prizes of books and cash) and can obtain a festival weekend pass at half price (usually £37.50), for one festival a year. Funds generated are used exclusively to help finance our festivals. Please contact us for details - thank you.

Recent winners of the Supporters' raffle: A H Cave, M J Cliffe, Mrs H Davison, Mr and Mrs A D Moseley, A J Williams, Mr and Mrs W R Knowles, David and Carol Savage, E D Chaplin, Mrs H M G Davison.

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What if just knowing what a word meant could help feed hungry people around the world? Well, at FreeRice it does.
Great presents and stuff at theliterarygiftcompany.com

Explore the exciting diversity and wealth of our region's writers, author-by-author. Learn more about your favourites, and discover a host of new writers. www.eastanglianwriters.org.uk

You can enjoy listening here, free of charge, to the voices of contemporary poets and of poets from the past.

is the place to meet people who own the same books as you, look at the other books they own, share opinions about books, listen to authors and make recommendations to one another.
Meet the world's largest book club. Find people with eerily similar tastes. Get recommendations. Tag your books and explore others' tags.

Bookslut.com is a monthly web magazine and daily blog dedicated to those who love to read. It provides a constant supply of news, reviews, commentary, insight, and more than occasional opinions.


BookMooch is a community for exchanging used books. It lets you give away books you no longer need in exchange for books you really want.

This is poetry for the digital age, for the iPod generation. 
Forget about waiting months for even an acknowledgement. With Ink-Sweat-And-Tears, you could be published within the hour.
Salt Publishing.com. The global short story and poetry publisher and great friend of King's Lynn Literature Festivals.
Another Festival friend, Arc publishes contemporary poetry from new and established writers from the UK and abroad.
Bought a book and finished it? Don't know what to do with it? If you've read it, swap it! Readitswapit is a completely free service.
This site is a presentation of the diaries of Samuel Pepys. A new entry written by Pepys will be published each day over the course of several years.
poetrywivenhoe meets on the fourth Thursday of each month (except August) upstairs at The Greyhound Pub, High Street, Wivenhoe.
To get your poetry fix before King's Lynn's poetry festival, have a look at Poetry-next-the-Sea.  This festival takes place annually in May in the town of Wells-next-the-Sea on the evocative north Norfolk coast.
The King's Lynn Community Cinema Club is an independent, not-for-profit, organisation set up to cater for film enthusiasts in the area. We aim to show a varied programme of films which reflect the tastes and interests of our members.
Writers’ Centre Norwich is an important literature development agency specialising in talent development, international working and innovation in the worlds of writing and reading. Lots of events and lots to see on its website.
Poetry at Olive's is a monthly community poetry event, held in Olive's Café, Norwich. It provides a forum to encourage local writers of poetry and fiction – both published and unpublished - to read their work in public. Open Mic is there for all comers to read one poem or one short piece of prose per event.