London Literature Festival Competition

Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival returns for its 13th year this October with with today’s leading writers, thinkers and cultural observers.Over 11 days of talks, readings, poetry and performance, the festival features Booker Prize Winner Bernardine Evaristo, The Tattooist of Auschwitz author Heather Morris, legendary activist and poet Nikki Giovanni, cultural commentator Fatima Bhutto and Jung Chang. Plus two bestselling authors and former Women’s Prize judges Elif Shafak and Louise Doughty.

Enter our competition on Twitter for an opportunity to win a selection of books featured in the festival and tickets to see 2019 Man Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo & Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in conversation.

If you don’t have a Twitter account, you can enter by sending an email to, with the subject heading ‘London Literature Festival competition.’

London Literature Festival
Southbank Centre
17 – 27 October

Get tickets for the festival here:

– Competition details form part of these terms and conditions.
– Entry is open to residents of the UK except employees (and their families) of Southbank Centre, the suppliers of the prizes and any other companies associated with the competitions.
– The winner will be chosen on Friday 18th October 2019.
– The prize will be awarded to 1 winner and will consist of :
2 x Tickets for Bernardine Evaristo & Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi at Southbank Centre on Sunday 20th October 2019 at 5pm
1 x copy of the following books:
10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak
Manchester Happened by Jennifer Makumbi
Liar by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Platform Seven by Louise Doughty
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
– All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition
– Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void.
– No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.
– No responsibility can be accepted for prizes lost, delayed or corrupted in transit to the winner.
– The prizes are as stated in the competition text, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.
– Tickets are not transferrable to any other Southbank Centre event.
– Prizes do not include any travel or accommodation expenses that may be incurred by a prize winner in order to attend an event.
– Prizes are subject to availability and the prize suppliers’ terms and conditions.
– The promoters reserve the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions and reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition.
– In the event of a prize being unavailable, the promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
– The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name being used online in post-winning publicity.
– Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s). If the winner(s) cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant drawn at random, or in the event that the promotion is being judged the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the runner(s)-up selected by the same judges.
– Where applicable, the decision of the judges is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision.
– Competitions may be modified or withdrawn at any time.
– The Promoter is Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX