[CANCELLED] Literature Live: Jessica Moor & Juliet Bates
- Mon 20 Apr 2020
- 6:30 pm
Please note: this event has been cancelled in the light of current events.
Join Jessica Moor and Juliet Bates this spring as they celebrate the launch of their new publications. Jessica Moor studied English at Cambridge before completing a Creative Writing MA at The University of Manchester. Prior to this she spent a year working in the violence against women and girls sector and this experience inspired her first novel, Keeper. She lives in Berlin, and is the Burgess Writing Fellow at the Centre for New Writing in spring 2020. Juliet Bates was born in the north-east of England. After studying art and art history, she worked as lecturer in the UK and is currently teaching at the Ecole supérieure d’arts et médias de Caen/Cherbourg in France. In 2016 she completed a PhD in creative writing at The University of Manchester. Her debut novel, The Missing, was published by Linen Press in 2009, and her short stories have appeared in British and Canadian journals and magazines. Her second novel, The Colours, will be published by Fleet in spring 2020. This event is hosted by Professor of New Writing at The University of Manchester, Jeanette Winterson. Presented in partnership with Creative Manchester.