Novel Nights: Music, Inspiration & the Muse

  • The Square Club
  • June 27
  • 19:30 - 21:30
  • £8.50
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In this talk and discussion, award-winning author Tyler Keevil will explore how music can influence the way we writers work: both as a source of inspiration and as a means to help maintain our creative focus, and keep a project on track.

Tyler’s most recent novel, No Good Brother (The Borough Press / HarperCollins, 2018) was inspired in part by the music of his brother Jonathan Keevil, a professional composer and filmmaker.

Tyler Keevil grew up in Vancouver and in his mid-twenties moved to Wales. He writes novels, short stories, screenplays, and non-fiction, and has received numerous awards for his work, including The Missouri Review’s Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize, the Wales Book of the Year People’s Prize, and the Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize.

He is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Cardiff University. Three up-and-coming writers will be showcased at this event. Submissions close June 1st.

During the afternoon, Tyler will run a workshop called Adventures in Fiction as part of National Writing Day. National Writing Day is an annual celebratory project designed to inspire people across the UK to get writing. The message is simple: everyone has a story to tell and sharing it can be a source of pleasure and power.

Novel Nights delivers talks from leading authors and publishing professionals, showcases work from writers and runs workshops to inspire and support writers.