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Writers in Conversation - Linda Grant Event

Time:
19:30
Date:
5 May 2015
Venue:
Nuffield Theatre University Road Southampton SO17 1TR

For more information regarding this event, please email Nuffield Theatre at 023 8067 1771 .

Event details

Presented at the Nuffield Theatre

Writers in Conversation features some of today’s best fiction writers, poets, non-fiction writers and playwrights reading from their work and talking about their writing lifestyle - how characters take shape and where ideas come from. Led by creative writing lecturers at the University of Southampton, the event takes place in Nuffield Kitchen, helping to create an evening that is relaxed, engaging and intelligent, yet informal.

Linda Grant was born in Liverpool and now lives in London. The Cast Iron Shore won the David Higham First Novel Prize. When I Lived in Modern Times won the Orange Prize for Fiction. Still Here was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Linda Grant is also the author of Sexing the Millennium; Remind Me Who I am Again; The People on the Street, which won the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage; and The Thoughtful Dresser. The Clothes on Their Backs, won The South Bank Show Literature Award and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008.  Linda is one of the very few novelists to have both won the Orange Prize and been shortlisted for the Man Booker.

To book your ticket for this event please visit the Nuffield Theatre website, ticket price is £5.

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