Authors line up for Wimbledon BookFest

<p>William Boyd, Sadie Jones and Penny Vincenzi are three of the authors taking part in this year&#39;s Wimbledon Bookfest.<br /><br />The festival will be held from 3rd to 11th October with events taking place around Wimbledon in London. There will be author readings and signings plus talks on art and poetry, film and music, cats, gardening and sport. There will additionally be a pub quiz, a &#39;literary lunch&#39; and a girls night out.<br /><br />Others taking part in the festival include Peter Blake, Alison Weir and Max Hastings.<br /><br />There is also a host of events for children with story telling and workshops. Local schools and colleges have also got involved, and the Polka Theatre has facilitated two initiatives: The Darwin Play Young Writers&rsquo; Competition (winner to be announced at Bookfest) and The Bookfest Scriptwriting Competition, with winning entries performed by New Wimbledon Theatre&rsquo;s Encore Youth Theatre during the festival.<br />&nbsp;</p>