Dulwich Literary Festival: Inspiring Creativity for all Ages

Creative Writing Workshop with Literary Kitchen

Come along to Dulwich Book in West Dulwich and learn how to be the next JK Rowling or Patrick Ness.

What Now?, Panel Discussion with Sophie Lambert, Lucy Ridout and Louisa Joyner

Have you written your novel, or the first 30,000 words but are unsure what to do next? Then this is the panel discussion for you.


David Mitchell

John Lanchester & David Mitchell in conversation… on Tuesday 11th Nov 7.30pm SOLD OUT

Lanchester JohnBestselling author John Lanchester and much-loved comedian David Mitchell will be talking vDavid Mitchellabout their brilliantly  entertaining and incisive new books How to Speak Money and Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse (published by Faber & Faber and Guardian Faber this Autumn).

This event will take place in The Great Hall of Alleyns school on Tuesday 11th November at 7.30pm. This event is SOLD OUT.

Dulwich Books Winner Best Independent Bookshop UK & Ireland

Bookseller Industry Awards!

Sheila Collecting BA Award
Sheila collecting the award for best independent bookshop in UK & Ireland 2014

Dulwich Books wins national award! Dulwich Books was voted the best independent in the UK & Ireland on 12th May by industry colleagues.

The judges said “combining the traditional virtues of bookselling with thoroughly modern marketing & digital actiPrintvity”, “vastly experienced staff”, “offering superb customer service”, “a packed calender of events”, “eye-catching 21% leap in sales”, “the energy is amazing” and that Dulwich Books was a destination bookshop

The award was presented by Alan Johnson at the industry dinner of nearly 1,000 people and a good night was had by all!
It just leaves me to say a huge thank you to all our customers for their loyalty, support and advice over the years. We are very proud of what we have achieved and you make it a very enjoyable job.

It is a thrill to be rewarded for doing our job. Sheila


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