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5x15 online

Date: Monday 15th June
Time:  7pm
Tickets: register on the website for access to this Zoom event

Description: Join us for our third online 5x15 as we talk about creativity and the importance of story. Speakers include: Benjamin Moser on Susan Sontag and her work, Kate Mosse on the Women's Prize for Fiction and the importance of creativity, Laura Dockrill on her latest book 'What Have I Done?', Natalie Haynes on the story of Troy through her novel 'A Thousand Ships' and Neil Gaiman in conversation with Rosie Boycott.

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Women's Prize for Fiction Live: Tayari Jones and Ann Patchett in conversation with Kate Mosse

Date: Thursday 25th June
Time:  7pm
Tickets: register for free on the website for access to this Zoom event

Description: Join us on 25th June 2020 7pm (BST) to hear former Women’s Prize for Fiction winners Tayari Jones and Ann Patchett read from their winning books An American Marriage and Bel Canto and have the opportunity to put your questions to them, as part of the #ReadingWomen celebration marking 25 years of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and the UK’s Independent Booksellers’ Week.

Tayari, who won the Women’s Prize in 2019, and Ann, who won in 2002, will be in conversation with Founder Director of the Women’s Prize and bestselling author Kate Mosse, discussing their writing, the impact of winning the Prize, their experience of the Covid-19 lockdown and book recommendations that have provided solace to them during these challenging times.

This event is brought to you as a collaboration between the Women’s Prize Trust, Five Leaves feminist bookshop and Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature.

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Newark Book Festival

Date: Saturday 11th July
Time:  1.30-2.30pm
Tickets: £2.50/Free to Festival Friends, book tickets online to access this virtual event

Description: Interviewed by Tim Rideout, international bestselling author Kate Mosse will be speaking about The Burning Chambers series , where it all started with book one and also a glimpse into what will take place in book two (published January 2021).

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