About the event

Join us in celebrating the launch of our first ever anthology, in association with Hay Festivals: Lunatics, Lovers and Poets: Twelve Stories After Cervantes and Shakespeare.

Lunatics, Lovers and Poets / 12 April, 6:30pm / British Library  

Deborah Levy, Ben Okri and Vicente Molina Foix will speak to editor Daniel Hahn about Cervantes, Shakespeare and the links between them, and read from stories inspired by these two giants of world literature.

Tickets and information here.

Daniel Hahn in conversation with Rhidian Brook / 13 April, 4pm / London Book Fair

Daniel Hahn will be in conversation with Rhidian Brook at the English PEN Salon at London Book Fair. Details here.

A Shakespeare Special / 19 April, 7 to 9 pm / Raddison BLU Edwardian

Journalist Sam Leith‘s Hidden Prologues salon welcomes authors Ben Okri and Kamila Shamsie to the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street, London for a ‘Shakespeare Special’ as part of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Details here.

Lunatics, Lovers and Poets at the Hay Festival

Next up, a series of events over the first weekend of the 2016 Hay Festival. Hay are flying in writers from around the world, including our very own Yuri Herrera, to talk about the book and the Cervantes/Shakespeare tercentenary. Details on these events to follow, but here’s more information on the Hay Festival’s Shakespeare/Cervantes 400 project.

Programme information can be found here (search ‘Cervantes’).





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