19-21 May 2006. The BBCs Kate Adie OBE is among the guest authors at the Amsterdam Literary Festival, now in its second edition. The programme includes a screenwriting workshop run by US director Cheryl Dunye, a panel discussion on How to get Published and Stay Published, poetry reading with American poet Joanna Klink and a Mad Hatters childrens storytelling event. Sebastian Peake will talk about the life and work of his father, Melvyn Peake, author of the Gormenghast Trilogy and illustrator of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Kate Adie hosts a literary boat cruise and talks about her book Nobodys Child. The Amsterdam Public Library (OBA), the historic Amstelkerk church and the English Bookshop are among the festival venues. See website for events, times and prices.
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Literary Festival 2006.
The English Bookshop is at 71 Lauriergracht, 1016 Amsterdam. By trams 17 & 20. The OBA is on the Prisengracht. By trams 16, 24 & 25. Tel. +31 (020) 4206775 email@example.com