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Milton Keynes Literary Festival 2023

A fabulous festival of books, words, writers and ideas that celebrates everything literary, bookish or wordy

Coming up!

<<Online events>>

Dreams for Midwinter

<<Community Programme events>>


Are you already writing and want to get your first book published? Or self-published and wanting to know how to hone and promote your books ?


This evening event in CMK will help to demystify the processes and your options for getting published.

>> Read more and book a seat (places limited)

<<In-person events>>


You'll find us in the Talks Tent at the Heritage Open Days celebration in Great Linford Manor Park on Saturday 16 September, with all sorts of wordy goodies for you to enjoy!

>> Read more

Watch again on LitFlix!

Video replays of Lit Fest events for you to watch on our YouTube channel

Russ Jones at MK Lit Fest, April 2023
MinK2023 Creative Writing Awards
Dreams for Midsummer: video

Thank You!

Thank you to all our audience members, volunteers, partners and sponsors for making Lit Fest Springs Back 2023 such a memorable experience. Rewatch selected events on video, browse our photo gallery - and sign up for our Newsletter to be the first to know about our next events.


Support us

Your donations to our parent charity, Arts Gateway MK, will help us to continue to organise online and in-person events, and to ensure all our performers are paid for their time.

> Read/Download/Listen

Download our Soundwalk audio anthology to accompany a walk through Great LInford Park and beyond. And copies of our 2023, 2020 and 2018 Competition Winners' Anthologies are available to buy as printed or digital books. Click the images below to get your copies.

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Walking Home - audio anthology

Action replay with LitFlix!

Missed an event?

Watch again free with LitFlix!, the festival's YouTube channel.


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