The North East’s only book festival devoted exclusively to crime fiction brings together bestselling authors and new crime writers. This year, for the first time, authors from Germany have also been invited.
In response to the changes faced by Europe, literature can offer new views on our identity, history and diversity. European Writers’ Tour invites you to meet some of the most exciting writers from across the channel and to share their stories and experiences.
In 1937 the German Luftwaffe destroyed the Spanish city of Guernica. Rotterdam, Warsaw and Coventry were to follow. That these cities are today closely associated with Germany is also an achievement of civil society. [more …]