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Two more acclaimed authors hosted by Manx Litfest 2014

Thu, 03 Apr 2014


Two acclaimed literary talents will visit the Island in September for the third Manx Litfest event.

Author Philip Reeve wrote the Mortal Engines series, winning a Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, and which was shortlisted for the 2002 Whitbread Award.

Author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre will also be present at the event; she's teaming up with Philip Reeve on a series of children's books due to be published next month.

The announcement follows the news that children's writer and illustrator Sally Gardner will also be appearing.

Festival director John Quirk says film director Peter Jackson has had an interest in the pair:

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