Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Orphans in Fiction

Literary Delights: Saturday 25th June - 1.30-5.30pm
Trinity Church Centre, 15 Nether Street, N12 7NN.

Antonia Honeywell, author of the highly reviewed novel The Ship, and Rosie Canning, whose doctoral research looks at the representation of orphans in fiction, will be discussing this subject with readings from classic and contemporary literary texts.

Antonia Honeywell is a teacher, writer and promiscuous reader. Antonia was named one of Amazon’s Rising Stars of 2015 and her debut novel, The Ship, was an Evening Standard bestseller in the week of publication. The Ship was chosen as one of The Independent’s best young-adult fiction books of 2015. featured in the March 2015 issue of Elle Magazine, and was selected as Prima Magazine’s Book Group Choice for February 2015. She lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband and four young children.

Read more about Antonia here.
You can follow Antonia on Twitter: @antonia_writes

Rosie Canning is doing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Southampton. The focus of her research is the representations of orphans and care leavers in fiction. Rosie is co-founder of Greenacre Writers and co-host of the Finchley Literary Festival. She has written several short stories and flash fiction pieces which have been long/short-listed in competitions.

Read more about Rosie here.
You can follow Rosie on Twitter: @rosie_canning

This event is one of four in the festival's Literary Delights afternoon.

Literary Delights is a free event but please book.

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