Jessica writes fiction and poetry and has been published by the Independent, Somesuch Stories, AnOther, Caught by the River, Shabby Doll House and Papaya Press, among others.

She grew up in Sunderland and has spent time living in Santa Cruz, Paris, Donegal, Barcelona and London.

She teaches Literature and Creative Writing classes and co-runs literary magazine The Grapevine, which aims to give a platform to under-represented writers

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18, 19 & 20 October 2019

Copyright Festilitt 2019 

the Parisot literary festival

Whats On...

Each year at Festilitt we present a debut novelist and this year we are thrilled to welcome Jessica Andrews.  

Festival Opening

Friday 19th Oct 19h00

Join us for a relaxed and convivial apéro dinatôire to kick off our sixth festival in style.  

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Book Sale

​​There will be book sales and signings at the end of each session.  
You can also buy a selection of books by participating authors throughout the weekend at our bookshop

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Jessica Andrews: Saltwater

Saturday 19 October 

10h30 Salle des fêtes

Festival Dinner

Continue the conversations over dinner with the authors on Saturday night and get to know the people behind the books.  

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