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A Literary Festival hosted by Young People for Young People
About St Anne's School Young People Literary Festival

Introducing the first ever Channel Island's Young People Literary Festival, hosted by the Students of St Anne's School, Alderney, in partnership with the Alderney Literary Trust.


Celebrating the best young people books and authors, the Festival aims to bring critically acclaimed and bestselling authors to the School, giving Students the chance to meet their favourite authors, and for aspiring writers to learn more about the art of writing a good story. The Students themselves choose and invite their favourite authors, design the Festival posters, banners, and tickets, and create their own adlets for local radio.

Anthony Horowitz at Young People Literary Festival 2019

The international bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz, was guest author for the 1st St Anne's School Young People Literary Festival,  held on 29th & 30th March 2019.

Anthony is one of the most prolific and successful authors in the English language, famous for his Alex Rider series for young adults, which has sold more than 119 million copies worldwide, and for the author of the new James Bond and Sherlock Holmes novels. He is also an accomplished screenwriter, best-known for the Bafta-winning Foyles War tv series as well as contributing scripts for Midsomer Murders and the Agatha Christie Poirot series.

Sherlock Holmes Anthony Horowitz pastich
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