Novelist Sarah Moss Creative Conversations
Monday 21 January 2019, 1 p.m.
Free & Open to the Public
University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Sarah Moss writes on the history and literature of food and travel. She co-edits, with Nicola Humble, the Food series at Manchester University Press, and has a BA, M.St. and DPhil from Oxford University. Cold Earth (2009) was her debut novel, followed by Night Waking (2011), both published by Granta. Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland, which deals with her experience of spending a year in Iceland just after the country’s economic collapse and during the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, was published by Granta in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature’s 2013 Ondaatje Prize. Bodies of Light, a novel, was published by Granta in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2015. Signs for Lost Children, a continuation of the story of Bodies of Light, was published by Granta in July 2015 and was shortlisted for The Wellcome Book Prize 2016. Her novel, The Tidal Zone, was published by Granta in July 2016 and was shortlisted for The Wellcome Book Prize 2017.
Her new novel, Ghost Wall, was published by Granta in October 2018.
As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series writer Sarah Moss comes to campus to chat about her writing. Bring your lunch and burning questions!
Sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest and programmed by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow.
This section: Books, Talks, Poetry Events
Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events
- Books at the Botanics, Christmas 2019
- Are We In A Book – book launch The Dram
- I Am A Rohinga Creative Conversations
- Karen Campbell: Novelist at Creative Conversations
- Have Yourself a Literary Solstice, Poetry is the Way to Peace
- Paisley Book Festival 2020
- Christmas Shopping at Thistle Books Glasgow West End
- Switch Off – Centre for Confidence and Wellbeing
- The Great Hack Screening and Discussion CCA
- Glasgow Libraries Christmas Reading Challenge for Kids
- Mary Irvine’s blog: West Dunbartonshire Book Week November 2019
- Making Her Mark Launch Event
- The Siren Awakes by Linda Jackson, West End Launch
- Book Week Scotland 2019: Kerry Hudson
- The Big Talk, Men and Mental Health at The Ice Box
- Book launch: The Light Acknowledgers by Gerry Cambridge
- Telling Invents Told Lis Rhodes
- Thomas A Clark: Poet Artist Curator at Creative Converstions
- Charlie Gracie, Donal McLaughlin and Finola Scott CCA
- Mary Irvine: Book Week Scotland 2029 – Events in West Dunbartonshire