There has been a fantastic response to our upcoming event on Ursula Le Guin, with all of the free tickets snapped up! If you missed out but would love to come, email firstname.lastname@example.org in case any additional tickets become available. And if you booked a … Continue reading All tickets taken for BookTalk event celebrating Ursula Le Guin!
Patience Agbabi, performing the poem that would become the Prologue to her remix of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, at the English and Media Centre’s student conference in October 2012 at the London Institute of Education.
Our next BookTalk event will celebrate World Poetry Day with a discussion of a brilliant re-interpretation of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales for the 21st century by one of the UK’s foremost poets: Patience Agbabi’s 2014 poetry collection, Telling Tales.
Our BookTalk schedule for 2018 will begin with The Facts of Life, a graphic novel and memoir by Bristol artist and writer, Paula Knight, which “thoughtfully challenges the societal notion that to live a life without children is to live a lesser life” (Aminatta Forna, writer).
Join us for a special BookTalk event focused on Tony Jordan’s television series Dickensian, a mashup based on Charles Dickens’s immortal Victorian novels. Prof. Holly Furneaux, the academic adviser to the series, will be in discussion with Dr Ruth McElroy, a specialist in broadcast media and adaptation.
A review from Siriol McAvoy of our last BookTalk event about David Jones’ In Parenthesis, which took place on 11th October 2016, to whet some appetites on the eve of our next event.