WoW Festival 2013: Under Pressure was a huge success with record attendance and outstanding audience feedback. This year WoW helped to curate the In Other Words Festival, the dual festivals delivering 38 days of literature and spoken word activity across the city. We'd like to thank our partners Culture Liverpool, all of the writers and artists who participated in the festival, our volunteers and most of all everyone who came along to this year's festivals.2013's guests included: Janet Street-Porter, Howard Marks, Melvyn Bragg, John Burnside, Brian Reade, Levi Tafari, Peter Hooton, Niall Griffiths, AL Kennedy, Les Spaine, DJ Derek, Dave Haslam, Denise Mina, Graham Johnson, Kevin Sampson, Ramsey Campbell, Liz Kelly, Rahila Gupta, Bidisha, Rita Ann Higgins, David Conn, Sheila Coleman, David Jacques, Phil Thornton, Ste Connor, Deborah Morgan, Harry Baker, KOF, The Wild Writers, Ady Suleiman, Karen Campbell, Helen Walsh, In the Red, Kath McDonnell, Tony Wailey, Rosie Garland, Curtis Watt, Penny Feeny, Kate Haldane, Gordon Wise, Steve Higginson, James Friel, Sam Willetts, Alicia Stubbersfield, Laurence Clark, Sylvia Lancaster, Paul Amann, Dominique Walker, Alison Boyle & Esther Wilson
We launched a new competition Dragon's Pen, had our second flash fiction competition Flash: In the Dark (you can read the entries here) and held the 2013 Pulp Idol competition. Congratulations to our Flash: In the Dark competition winners Karl Russell and runners-up Neil Howard and Julie Hunter. Congratulations also to our Pulp Idol winner Sarah Tarbit and runner up Nina McCallig!
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