Tickets for 2018’s Bristol Women’s Literature Festival are now on sale via Watershed Bristol’s website

Fans of contemporary, feminist, classic and YA writing can book tickets to see writers as diverse as Patrice Lawrence, Louise Doughty and Sheila Rowbotham as they discuss their own work, the place of women in publishing today, and the relationship writers have with their readers.

Festival programme at a glance:

Friday 16 March

Bristol Women’s Literature Festival launch party: featuring a screening of Greta Schiller’s Paris Was A Woman and readings of 1920s writers

Saturday 17 March

Living alone and liking it with Joanna Scutts

100 years since suffrage with Samira Ahmed, Nimco Ali, Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, Sheila Rowbotham and Professor Helen Taylor

Women Writing Today with Louise Doughty, Meena Kandasamy, Jenny Landreth and Bidisha

Sunday 18 March

200 years of Frankenstein, with Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts

Why we love talking books, with the Read Women Twitter team

Writing YA, with Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Patrice Lawrence and Eleanor Pender