My Family and Other Memoirs

Date
Sunday 15 May 2022
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Venue
Assembly Rooms
Price
£10
Code
B9
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What are the rigours and rewards of writing about the darker side of family life? How does an author navigate its ethics? Journalist and broadcaster, Christina Patterson (Outside, The Sky is Blue: A Family Memoir), talks to The Guardian critic and Costa Prize shortlisted author, Arifa Akbar (Consumed: A Sister’s Story), about grief, catharsis and pinning life and love on the page. Chaired by writer and broadcaster, Mark Lawson.

Website: www.christinapatterson.co.uk

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