08th February 2017,
18:00 - 19:00
Fantasy Worlds with Frances Hardinge
Wednesday 8th February, 6 - 7pm followed by a drinks reception
G07, Percy Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Location 23 on the Campus Map: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/about/visit/maps/
Admission: free, book online in advance
Join us for an exclusive event with award-winning author Frances Hardinge, as she discusses the borders between fantasy and reality and her inspiration for her writing with Aishwarya Subramanian from Newcastle University's Children's Literature Unit. Her latest novel The Lie Tree described as a “a Victorian Gothic mystery with added paleontology, blasting powder, post-mortem photography and feminism.” won the Costa Book of the Year 2015 and audiences will also be treated to a reading from the outstanding novel by Frances as part of this very special event.
This event is hosted by Newcastle University's School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics in partnership with Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books.