The Eccles British Library Writer's Award Festival Literature and Books

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A mini literary festival celebrating the achievements of the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award

There have been 12 winners of the award, six of whom will have published their volumes by the end of 2017: Naomi Wood, Mrs Hemingway; Andrea Wulf, The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt’s New World; Olivia Laing, The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone; Sheila Rowbotham, Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States; John Burnside, Ashland and Vine; and Erica Wagner, Chief Engineer: The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge. Six other books are underway, by Benjamin Markovits, Sarah Churchwell, Alison MacLeod, Will Atkins, Hannah Kohler and Bob Stanley. All the authors will gather for a one-night mini literary festival and discussion celebrating their work. Publication of a set of portraits of the authors made by Eccles Photography Fellow, Alexander McIntyre will be launched at the same time.

The event will include a wine reception.

Sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library

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Date(s)23 Mar 2017
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VenueBritish Library
AddressSt Pancras, 96 Euston Road, Somerstown, Greater London, NW1 2DB
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Event Details

Date23 Mar 2017
Time(s)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CostFull price: £12, Member: £8, Senior 60+: £10, Student: £8, Registered Unemployed: £8, Under 18: £8, Friend of the BL: £8
VenueBritish Library
St Pancras, 96 Euston Road
Somerstown
Greater London
NW1 2DB
Phone01937 546546
CategoryLiterature and Books


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