CHIPLITFEST 2019 — in numbers

Data from the Festival - authors, audiences, tickets, parties

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CHIPLITFEST 2019 — in words

PHOEBE'S REPORTS Our junior reporter, Pheebs, reports back from the Festival frontline.

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CHIPLITFEST 2020 — KEY DATES

Save the date - make sure you don't miss a moment of ChipLitFest 2020!

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Science champion takes on fiction and charms ChipLitFest audience

Prof Jim Al-Khalili introduced his debut sci-fi novel, Sunfall, to a ChipLitFest audience on 16 April. Laura Parker was there.

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A graveyard smash – two hauntingly good works.

Laura Parker reviews the gripping and haunting novels from Jess Kidd and Michelle Paver ahead of their Modern Gothic event on Fri 26 April.

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Write now

Writing to make you happy, distil your sadness or plot your journey in life.

Laura Parker outlines the Festival workshops to make you laugh, think and get writing

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ChipLitFest 2018 — a review of events on Sun 29 April

Pheebs, our blogger and reviewer, gives her thoughts on three of the events she saw at ChipLitFest on Sun 29 April

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ChipLitFest 2018 — a review of events on Sat 28 April

Pheebs, our blogger and reviewer, gives her thoughts on five of the events she saw at ChipLitFest on Sat 28 April

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Want to meet some wild, adventurous and inspiring women?

This year at ChipLitFest we are celebrating women of endeavour. As women over the world rise up to lift awareness of the obstacles they face in their professional and personal lives, we’ll be joined by some amazing women who have faced and beaten immense challenges: physical, political and personal.

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THE GLASS AISLE

Pheebs, our junior reporter, is a sixth form English student. She's just read Paul Henry's The Glass Aisle and written a review for us.

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WE LOVE NOVELS!

Will Self thinks we’ve had it with novels - “…absolutely doomed to become a marginal cultural form, along with easel painting and the classical symphony,” but at ChipLitFest the novel is alive and kicking and we’re going to be celebrating our love for it.

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FESTIVAL FEEDBACK — facts and figures

Who comes to ChipLitFest? And why? At the end of every ChipLitFest our number-crunching team gets to work on all the statistics and this year we thought we would share the results. Laura Parker adds up the numbers.

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The WordyBirds at ChipLitFest 2017

Listen to interviews with Festival authors done by Festival regulars, Jane and Rebeccah AKA The Wordy Birds

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