Frankenstein in Liverpool

On October 30, Andy Sawyer, Philip Pullman, and Miranda Seymour will discuss the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus during the Liverpool Literary Festival. The talk will take place from 2:00-3:15 at the Victoria Gallery and Museum with a cost of £8.
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Pullman Resigns From Oxford Lit Fest

Philip Pullman, the author of His Dark Materials has announced his resignation as the patron of the Oxford Literary Festival. Pullman explained that he had a difficult time resolving his position as the festival’s patron and his position as president of the Society of Authors given that the latter seeks to have authors receive a fair payment for their work and the former does not pay appearance fees.
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