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.

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.

The WordyBirds at ChipLitFest 2017

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

Author payment and literary festivals

ChipLitFest's author profit share scheme