Humber Mouth had the pleasure and privilege of hosting Melvyn Bragg, one of the country’s most eminent broadcasters and parliamentarians. Over the past two decades as presenter of BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time, Melvyn has introduced me to the vagaries of astrophysics, the murky world of ancient Greek politics and, as alluded to by […]
Monica Ali arrived in Hull posing the intriguing question Whose Story Is This? Introduced by Steve Dearden, the award-winning author of Brick Lane, addressed the Humber Mouth audience inside Hull Central Library on the second night of the annual literature festival.
Oscar Fingal O’ Flahertie Wills Wilde not a Sunday name but the name used by Judge Sir Alfred Wills to pass sentence. In this case, two years hard labour spent inside Reading Gaol, 1895/97.
Production Manager Contains Strong Language / Humber Mouth Literature Festival About Humber Mouth Literature Festival Humber Mouth is one of the most established literature festivals in the country, with its own distinctive style. We present writers who aren’t necessarily mainstream in an informal and accessible way; in previous years we’ve welcomed artists as diverse as […]
Andy Fletcher drops a bomb with a workman’s hut, why questions and a gender bending Mills & Boon – Take that London! Sughal hits back with exotic expletives, scorched deities, infected parrots and runs away with Round One. She torched God in the first line for Christ’s sake, do you wanna argue with that? Up […]
What do you get when you put two heavyweights of the Crime Fiction world together on one stage at Humber Mouth? Chemistry and then some. Val McDermid and Mark Billingham played off each other like they’d been doing a double act for years. With thirty novels ‘not out’, endless radio plays and dramas Val McDermid […]