Sat 21 and Mon 23 March: Oxfam Bookshops will play host to original readings from Middlesex’ Creative Writing students and graduates.
Oxfam’s mission is to work with thousands of local partner organisations locally and globally, to enable people to exercise their rights, assert their dignity as full citizens and take control of their lives. A noble cause that has spread across society over the past 60 years. The North London Literary Festival are extremely proud and exciting to be working so closely with the Oxfam family.
Middlesex Creative Writing students and graduates, will be doing pop-up readings at lunchtime at half a dozen of Oxfam shops to kick off the festival fringe. So far Oxfam bookshops in Victoria, Islington, Balham and Enfield have confirmed.
Oxfam Bookshops, across London will host pop-up readings at lunchtime conducted by current Creative Writing students and recent graduates from Middlesex University. For a brief flavour of what to expect head over to The Literary Gazette to read original writing from students across the Creative Writing programme at Middlesex University.
Most of Oxfam’s high street charity shops sell books, but Oxfam Bookshops are renowned for their large array; from contemporary fiction to timeless classics and everything in between. Books in excellent condition will be the only ones that make it to the shelves at a fraction of the retail (or even Amazon) price. There are also over 150 dedicated bookshops nationwide, offering a much wider selection of titles for you to choose from. Perfect to get you inspired ahead of the North London Literary Festival, which will begin with Dame Professor Carol Ann Duffy’s literary address on Monday 23rd at 6:30pm.
To find your nearest specialist book shop, use Oxfam’s shop finder .
All festival events are free and open to all: students, staff and the public.