Crossing The Tees, is organised by library services across the Tees Valley including Stockton, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool and Darlington. The festival is programmed entirely by the library services with support from Arts Council England and local councils.
Highlights include talks and discussions with authors, poets and writers, a range of creative workshops and sessions for schools, plus plenty of opportunities to chat to writers from the region and beyond.
When? June in past years-
Where? Various locations throughout the Tees Valley
Established? Current format since 2014
Previous festivals: Sarah Waters, Stephen Booth. Joanne Harris, Elizabeth Gill, Gervase Phinn, Stephen May.