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Philip Hoare writing workshop Event

Philip Hoare: Leviathan
10:00 - 12:00
21 November 2011
University of Southampton, Avenue Campus (Building 65), room 2115

For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Will May at .

Event details

Prizewinning writer Philip Hoare gives creative non-fiction writing workshop

 Visiting Fellow Philip Hoare is giving a guest workshop to students on the University of Southampton's MA Creative Writing programme. Philip Hoare, who won the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2009 for his book Leviathan, or The Whale, is the author of six works of non-fiction, including biographies of Stephen Tennant (1990) and Noel Coward (1995), Wilde's Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy, and the First World War (1997), Spike Island: The Memory of a Military Hospital (2000), and England's Lost Eden: Adventures in a Victorian Utopia (2005). He will be workshopping creative non-fiction writing, exploring the theme of human history vs. natural history. Places on the workshop have also been offered to local aspiring writers through the Faculty of Humanities' LifeLong Learning  programme.

Speaker information

Philip Hoare,Visiting Fellow

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