6 - 14 October 2018
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Kim Moore reading at the Poetry Gala

Gulwali Passarlay And Thom Brookes

Malika Booker reading at the Poetry Gala

Rachel Joyce in conversation with Caroline Beck

Andrew McMillan commissioned poem

Alexei Sayle: The News as Novel

Kamal Kaan: As the cloud takes its last breath

Kathryn Williams and Friends

‘Man on the Moon’ from Man on the Moon (2015)

Peter Straughan (2015)

Pat Barker: Noonday (2015)

Richard Benson: There Is a Light that Never Goes Out (2015)

Sinead Morrisey: Festival Laureate (2015)

Exploring Northern Lights (2015)

Paul Farley: An Audience with the Festival Laureate (2014)

Astrophel and Stella 1 by Sir Philip Sidney, read by Michael Shaeffer (2014)

Zaffar Kunial: Poppy (2014)

Michael Chaplin: There is a Green Hill: Walking Around Northumbria — and my Father (2014)

The Wind in the Willows: Durham Big Read 2014 (2014)

The announcement of the Gordon Burn Prize 2014 (2014)

Rachel Joyce and Gavin Extence: Time versus the Universe (2013)

Matt Haig and Lottie Moggach (2013)

Benjamin Myers wins Gordon Burn Prize (2013)

Pat Barker: Toby’s Room (2012)

Kate Mosse and Michèle Roberts: Love and Danger in Occupied France (2012)

Jack Straw: Last Man Standing: Memoirs of a Political Survivor (2012)

Cressida Cowell: How to Train Your Dragon (2012)

Ruth Padel and Jean Sprackland: The Narratives of Nature (2012)

Victoria Glendinning and Anne de Courcy: Stories of Empire (2012)

Gillian Slovo: Honour and Destiny (2012)

Lorna Goodison: Meet the Festival Laureate (2012)

Nick Robinson: Politics, Power and the Media (2012)

Helen Mort – Commisioned Poem

The Backlisted Podcast recorded at Durham Book Festival 2016

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