Deptford Literature Festival At Home 2024

Deptford Literature Festival

Deptford Literature Festival At Home 2024

There are lots of ways you can take part in Deptford Literature Festival from home – from online writing prompts and exercises you can do in your own time, to reading new work by Festival writers and watching our streamed as live events.

Writing prompts + activities

Writers and artists Helen Bowell, Alice Frecknall, Caroline Druitt, Troy Fairclough and J.T. Williams  have created writing activities for you to do in your own space and time, based on their workshops and events at the Festival. Get into the Deptford Literature Festival spirit with this set of brilliant exercises and activities by these brilliant writers and artists.

Download the Deptford Literature Festival at Home resource pack here

Read, watch and listen at home

Watch Festival events at home

Six of our events, listed below, are available to watch streamed as live through this link:

  • Neoprene Genie presents soft soft curated by Tice Cin;
  • Disabled Poets Prize 2024 announcement with Jamie Hale, Pascale Petit and Stephen Lightbown;
  • Meet the Editors with Eishar Brar, Marianne Tatepo and Aliya Gulamani;
  • Deptford Feeds Itself with Melissa Thompson, Jonathan Nun, Rees Nicholas and Gordon MacGowan;
  • Your Next Read with Sarah Marsh, Ashani Lewis and Oisín McKenna;
  • .Music + Words with Jacqueline Crooks, Emma Warren and Aniefiok ‘Neef’ Ekpoudom.

All the Festival at Home resources and online events are all free to access. We don’t want finances to be a barrier to people taking part. If you’re in a position to make a donation to support more people to take part in future Festivals for free, please give what you can through this link: