The world's leading thinkers debate the biggest ideas against the idyllic backdrop of the Black Mountains in Hay-on-Wye.

HowTheLightGetsIn gathers together the leading thinkers in every field to think through the present and find new ways of understanding the world. This year alone, our speakers have ranged from eminent economist Mariana Mazzucato and superstar philosopher Slavoj Zizek to cultural mainstays like Martin Morpurgo and Deborah Levy, not to mention that up-and-coming philosopher you hadn't heard of who is set to transform their field. The conversations you'll hear will help shape the intellectual landscape of the country for years to come.