Festilitt: The little literary festival that could

Girl with a Pearl Earring author Tracy Chevalier will head a list of writers at a Franco-British literary festival in October.

Festilitt, held in the hilltop village of Parisot, Tarn-et-Garonne, is in its fifth year and attracts top writers, despite its modest size.

Liz Stanley is one of the founders and says they are delighted that it is growing from strength to strength: “We can’t offer the publicity of the big literary events like Hay-on-Wye but we do put on a festival in a beautiful village with an engaged and positive audience who love it, ...

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