22nd January 1999 at 00:00
* Hanif Kureishi, Antonia Fraser, Benjamin Zephaniah, Doris Lessing, Richard Dawkins, Germaine Greer, Sue Townsend and Willy Russell are among 66 writers who are taking part in The Word, London's first festival of literature, on March 19-28. An education and literacy programme will include a series of sixth-form conferences with major authors. Details from: The London Festival of Literature, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB, tel: 0171 837 2555.

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