Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Word of Mouth Festival author events

Just received this information from Anna Turner about the following writing events:

Saturday 13 October
2pm, Sowerby Bridge Library
Meet the Author – Rachel Connor
Rachel Connor writes fiction, non- fiction and radio drama.  Sisterwives is her debut novel of intimacy, desire and spiritual quest.  It focuses on two women living in an isolated religious community who share the same husband.  Rachel has lectured in literature and creative writing at the Universities of Glasgow and Salford, and now combines writing with working for the Arvon Foundation at Ted Hughes' former home, Lumb Bank.
Tickets £3 – 01422 831627

Monday 15 October
7pm Northowram Library
Meet the Authors - Nick Quantrill and Nick Triplow
The Humber Beat is an evening of crime fiction from two of the region’s most exciting new voices. From readings and discussions drawing on their own work, along with writing from the likes of Brit-noir pioneer, Ted Lewis; Humber crime authors Nick Quantrill and Nick Triplow (both published by Caffeine Nights) look at a region on the cusp of change and consider how it might reinvent itself in the future. Nick Quantrill lives and works in Hull. His Joe Geraghty novels are Broken Dreams and The Late Greats. Nick Triplow is the writer of the crime novel Frank's Wild Years set in South London and Humberside. Originally from London, Nick now lives in North Lincolnshire.
Tickets £3 – 01422 202997
Tuesday 16 October
7.30pm Central Library
M.Y Alam in Conversation
M Y Alam talks about his new novel Red Laal, a thriller that is in part a homage to his home city of Bradford. The story reintroduces Alam’s protagonist, Kilo, who is seduced back into a life of crime. Alam will be talking about the inspiration behinds his characters and the locations that play such an important part in his fiction. M Y Alam is the author of the novels Annie Potts is Dead and Kilo. He has published several short stories and is the editor of the books Made in Bradford and The Invisible Village. During the day, he is a researcher and lecturer at the University of Bradford.
Tickets £3 – 01422 392630

For further information contact:

Anna Turner
Reader Development Librarian
01422 392606

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