Jada Pinkett Smith, Oliver Jeffers to headline London Literature Festival 2023

London Literature Festival 2023 is set to be a star-studded event with Jada Pinkett Smith and Oliver Jeffers headlining the festival. 

To take place from October 18 to 29 at the Southbank Centre, Pinkett Smith will recount stories from her memoir, Worthy, while Jeffers will introduce his new picture book for adults, Begin Again: The Story of How We Got Here and Where We Might Go. 

The festival will also feature celebrity readings from artistes including Sir Patrick Stewart, Scandal star Kerry Washington and British actor Nick Frost. The festival will be guest-curated by spoken word artist George The Poet, who will bring to life his anthology Part Of A Story That Started Before Me

The Black British Book Festival will also take place alongside the London Literature Festival. 

With such a diverse and talented lineup, the festival promises to be a celebration of literature, culture, and creativity.


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