Tania Hershman and guests present: A Glorious Cross-Genre Celebration - from Poetry to Fiction to Non-Fiction

Monday 31st July 2017
18:30 at Waterstones, London - Gower Street

Tania Hershman and guests present: A Glorious Cross-Genre Celebration - from Poetry to Fiction to Non-Fiction

Joining Tania Hershman to launch her two new books - Terms & Conditions (her debut poetry collection with Nine Arches Press) and Some Of Us Glow More Than Others (her third, science-inspired, short story collection with Unthank Books) - are novelist and nature writer Melissa Harrison, poet Jacqueline Saphra, and short story writer Zoe Gilbert, for a celebration of words and writing across genres!

£6 tickets (£4 for students) are available via Ticketscript, by telephone 020 7636 1577 and in store.

Tania Hershman's debut poetry collection Terms & Conditions will be published by Nine Arches Press in July 2017 and her third short story collection Some Of Us Glow More Than Others by Unthank Books in May. Tania is also the author of a poetry chapbook and two short story collections, and co-author of Writing Short Stories: A Writers' and Artists' Companion (Bloomsbury 2014). She is curator of ShortStops celebrating short story activity across the UK & Ireland, and is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing inspired by particle physics.

Zoe Gilbert's short stories have been published in anthologies and journals worldwide, and won prizes including the Costa Short Story Award 2014. Her first book, Folk, is forthcoming with Bloomsbury in 2018. She lives in London where she teaches and mentors creative writers at London Lit Lab, as well as working on her Creative Writing PhD at the University of Chichester.

Melissa Harrison is a novelist, nature writer and columnist whose most recent book is Rain: Four Walks in English Weather. Her novel At Hawthorn Time was shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year award and longlisted for the Encore Award for Best Second Novel as well as the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

Jacqueline Saphra's The Kitchen of Lovely Contraptions (flipped eye 2011) was nominated for The Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. A book of illustrated prose poems, If I Lay On My Back I Saw Nothing But Naked Women (The Emma Press, 2014) won Best Collaborative Work at the Saboteur Awards 2015. All My Mad Mothers is published by Nine Arches Press in May 2017. A Bargain with the Light: Poems after Lee Miller is due from Hercules Editions in September 2017. She teaches at The Poetry School.  

Further details: 020 7636 1577

London - Gower Street Waterstones, London - Gower Street
Monday 31st July 2017

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