Reading: Alison Moore and Nicholas Royle
- Thu 24 Jan 2013
- 6:30 pm
Join us for a chance to hear two innovative British novelists talk about their work and the nature of collaboration between author and editor. In 2012 Alison Moore’s first novel, The Lighthouse, caused a literary sensation and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Alison’s editor was Nicholas Royle, whose seventh novel, First Novel, is published this month. The two writers will be in conversation with Gregory Norminton. Come and hear them read from and discuss their work. This event is presented in partnership with the Manchester Writing School at MMU.
Nicholas Royle is the author of seven novels, two novellas and a short story collection. He has edited sixteen anthologies of short stories. A senior lecturer in creative writing at the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University, he also runs Nightjar Press, publishing original short stories as signed, limited-edition chapbooks. Alison Moore’s stories have been published in various magazines and anthologies including Best British Short Stories 2011.