The tour will feature over 30 writers, with established authors such as Matt Thorne, Rajeev Balasubramanyam, Hari Kunzru and Niall Griffiths sharing a platform with new voices such as Gemma Weekes, Charlie Dark, Salena Godden and Liam Gallimore-Wells. Six authors will perform at each event, and local writers will be invited to showcase their work to provide a regional focus.

Music is an integral part of Tell Tales and each story will be accompanied by a score composed by Amplified DJ Zak Akhimien. Zak will work closely with the author, creating unique pieces for each tale. The idea is to come away with the feeling of having experienced the story, rather than simply being read to.

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