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Come to a free literary salon event!

Join high-profile writers including Paris Lees, Araminta Hall and Damian Barr and as they share anecdotes and advice at the University’s new literary salon series (1, 11, 25 March and 29 April).The Morning Pages literary salon are two-hour sessions open to all students and staff – the line up includes talks by acclaimed authors and audience Q&As.

Guests are encouraged to bring their breakfast. All events are free.

Wendy Jones
1 March, 10am-12pm

A talk by Wendy Jones, author of a number of non-fiction and fiction books and television scripts.
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Araminta Hall
11 March, 10am-12pm

Araminta Hall – a favourite author of Richard & Judy – will give a talk partly based around her new novel Our Kind of Cruelty, described by Gone Girl writer Gillian Flynn as “one of the most disturbing thrillers I’ve read in years.”
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Damian Barr
25 March, 10am-12pm

Damian Barr, whose book Maggie & Me won the Sunday Times Memoir of the Year, is in discussion.
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Panel discussion
29 April
, 10am-12pm
A panel discussion between literary agent David Headley, publishing director Candida Lacey and competition runner Erinna Mettler (who organises short story award The Brighton Prize).
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Date tbc
Paris Lees will talk about her upcoming autobiographical novel on an as-yet unconfirmed date.

Jessica Moriarty, course leader for English Literature and Creative Writing, said: “We are thrilled to welcome such innovative and exciting writers to the University of Brighton.

“Editors and a literary agent will also be available to offer insights into the industry and advice on getting work published. We are delighted that the Vice-Chancellor is supporting these events and hope students and staff who attend will feel inspired to write.”

 

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