Meet the extraordinary woman behind Stoke Newington's Literary Festival


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Liz Vater has spent the past decade bringing storytellers to Stoke Newington, celebrating feminism and political dissent.

Now, the Local Buyers Club is telling her story.

Liz is the brains and energy behind Stoke Newington Literary Festival, which was hailed by one critic as having: “thrown its pretensions in the skip” and by another as: “the coolest literary festival of the summer.”