Women on Writing
Sarah Perry with Peggy Hughes & Fiona Sampson
Friday 25 May, 12.30pm
The Adnams Spiegeltent
In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich
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Following a year of radical protest and change for women in creative industries, Sarah Perry (author of The Essex Serpent, Waterstones Book of the Year 2016) is joined by special guests for a celebration of women and writing which focuses on three important anniversaries: 80 years of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, the 100th birthday of Muriel Spark, and the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
Venue: The Adnams Spiegeltent
Assisted performances: BSL interpreted
Sarah Perry is a multi award-winning author and book reviewer. She has been nominated for awards such as the Costa Novel Award 2017 and the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 and her novel After Me Comes the Flood won the East Anglian Book of the Year Award 2014. Sarah has been the UNESCO City of Literature Writer-In-Residence in Prague and a Gladstone’s Library Writer-in-Residence.
Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.
In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich.
Produced in partnership with Virago, the international publisher of books by women, to mark 40 years of Virago Modern Classics.