Isle of Wight Literary Festival

2022 Dates for your Diary

This year the Isle of Wight Literary Festival will be held on 6 – 9th October, 2022.


The 2021 Digital Festival

Provided online from 8th to 10th October, the 2021 festival is now available on playback – completely free!

A big thanks to our sponsors and supporters who have made this year’s free festival possible.

Browse our speakers page or take a look at this year’s programme to find out more. You are sure to find interesting, entertaining and informative sessions.

You can also access 2020 playbacks by clicking here.

For a good read – buy the books our authors talk about! Visit Blackwell’s Festival Bookshop  Click on “Advanced search” and enter the book title. You can also find the books featured in the 2020 digital literary festival along with the authors’ previous works.

Following on from last years successful digital festival, Steve Ancsell and the award-winning team that brings Cowes Week its very own radio station and our festival radio have been extremely busy preparing this year’s festival, recording presentations and interviews.

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