Saturday, 18 September 2021

Fancy reviewing an event at the literary festival?

HOW would you like to review one of the great events at this year’s Henley Literary

HOW would you like to review one of the great events at this year’s Henley Literary Festival — and see it published in the Henley Standard?

Each year, with the help of our readers, we provide unrivalled coverage of the week-long festival, which this year runs from Monday, September 26, to Sunday, October 2.

To make this possible, we have teamed up with the organisers to offer a pair of review tickets for seven different author events — one on each day of the popular festival — in exchange for a review.

Interested parties are asked to email Matthew Wilson at Please include your name and daytime telephone number.

The seven events are as follows:

Monday, September 26

Anna Beer, 6.30pm, Town Hall. The Oxford professor discusses over 300 years of women in classical music.

Tuesday, September 27

Jonathan Coe and David Quantick, 6.30pm, Town Hall. Emmy winner David, author of How To Be A Writer, talks to novelist Jonathan.

Wednesday, September 28

John Lahr, 6.30pm, Town Hall. The longtime New Yorker theatre critic looks at key figures from Broadway and the West End.

Thursday, September 29

Dazzling Debuts, 6.30pm, Town Hall. Radio 2’s Joe Haddow talk to acclaimed young novelists Alice Adams and Abir Mukherjee.

Friday, September 30

Miriam González Durántez, 12.30pm, Town Hall. The lawyer, blogger and wife of Nick Clegg talks Spain with Sophie Van Brugen.

Saturday, October 1

Despite the Falling Snow, 7pm, Town Hall. A screening of a new British film, with a Q&A from its director and writer.

Sunday, October 2

Irenosen Okojie, 5pm, Hotel du Vin. The award-winning British-Nigerian writer talks short stories with Daniel Hahn.

Tickets for the above events will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. (Please note that a review ticket does not include backstage or press access.)

Festival ticketholders who would like to write a review for publication are also asked to get in touch. Please mark emails “HLF 2016 reviews”.

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