Literary Festival: Kiran Millwood Hargrave & Daisy


For book lovers everywhere. Come and join us on Thursday 22nd March 2018 for an evening with authors Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Daisy Johnson for the next event in our Literary Festival.

The event is FREE OF CHARGE for both UCP students and members of the public to attend and will take place from 7pm to 8pm in the Lecture Theatre at University Centre Peterborough.

Kiran Millwood Hargrave is a poet, playwright and novelist. She was born in London, and started writing for publication in 2009.  In 2014, her debut novel ‘The Girl Of Ink and Stars’ was bought as part of a six-figure, two-book deal by Knopf Random House (US), and Chicken House Scholastic (rest-of-world).  It was published in May 2016 in the UK, where it was Waterstones Children's Book of the Month and an instant bestseller.

Daisy Johnson was born in 1990 and currently lives in Oxford. Her short fiction has appeared in The Boston Review and The Warwick Review, among others.  In 2014, she was the recipient of the 2014 AM Heath prize.  Her first book 'Fen' was a Foyles Fiction Book of the Year 2016 and shortlisted for The Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2017.

University Centre Peterborough run an established BA (Hons) English Literature degree from our campus in the heart of the city. We are dedicated to supporting literature and writing at local and national level as well as providing opportunities for our undergraduate students to assist with these events. 

Advance booking is required to guarantee your place. Suitable for 11+ years.

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