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Join bestselling author Joanne Harris who will be discussing the inspiration behind her latest novels Honeycomb and The Strawberry Thief. Joanne will explore the power of fairytales, folklore and magical realism and how these themes inspire her as a writer.
Joanne Harris is the internationally renowned and award-winning author of eighteen novels, plus novellas, scripts, short stories, libretti, lyrics, articles, and most recently, a self-help book for writers, Ten Things About Writing. In 2000, her 1999 novel Chocolat was adapted to the screen, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catherine's College, Cambridge, and in 2013 was awarded an MBE by the Queen. She is Chair of the Society of Authors.
Chaired by Adam Bayfield, Guille-Alles Library