Tessa Hadley is recognised as a leading literary figure in the UK. At Novel Nights she’ll be talking about her writing history, the differences between short stories and novels and how she plans her novels.
Tessa Hadley has written six novels – including The London Train and also The Past, which won the Hawthornden Prize – and three collections of short stories. Bad Dreams and other stories was published in 2017.
Her short stories regularly appear in the New Yorker and she reviews for the Guardian and the London Review of Books.
She is a Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
In 2016 she was awarded a Windham Campbell prize for Fiction. Books by Tessa Hadley will be on sale from independent bookshop, Mr Br’s Emporium.
Three up-and-coming writers will read from their work at Novel Nights:
Melanie Golding graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University in 2016. Her debut novel, Little Darlings, will be published by HQ in May 2019.
J.M. Monaco will read from her novel, How We Remember, to be published by Red Door in September. She grew up in the USA where she studied English and Creative Writing.
Liz Jones writes novels and short stories, and is studying for an MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. She also works as a freelance editor. 376, a ghost story, is set in Glastonbury.
Novel Nights delivers talks from leading authors and publishing professionals, showcases work from writers and runs workshops to inspire and support writers.