Date(s) - Thu 8th Jul, 2021
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Online reading and conversation: On Memoir
In this one-hour session delivered via Zoom, which will take the form of a short talk followed by an online discussion with participants, Blake Morrison will read from and discuss his bestselling memoirs, And When Did You Last See Your Father? and Things My Mother Never Told Me.
Blake Morrison was born in Skipton, Yorkshire, and was formerly literary editor of the Observer and the Independent on Sunday. His books include two bestselling memoirs, And When Did You Last See Your Father? (made into a film with Jim Broadbent, Juliet Stevenson and Colin Firth) and Things My Mother Never Told Me; several play adaptations, song sequences and libretti; a study of the James Bulger murder case, As If; a collection of essays and stories, Too True; three poetry collections; and four novels, including The Last Weekend (which was dramatised for television) and The Executor, published in 2018. He has been Professor of Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths University since 2003.
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