Lewes Literary Society

Welcome to our 2021 season.

Our next online talk and Q&A is with Amanda Craig on Tuesday 20th April.

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Amanda Craig

20th April 2021

Amanda Craig is an author, critic and journalist. Her most recent novel, her ninth, The Golden Rule, has just been longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. It was inspired by both Patricia Highsmith’s classic Strangers on a Train and the fairy-tale of Beauty and the Beast. Previous novels include Hearts And Minds and The Lie of the Land, which was a Radio 4 Book At Bedtime. Author photo by Charlie Hopkinson.

It starts at 7pm, and tickets are available here.


Frances Spalding

28th September 2021

Frances Spalding is an art historian, critic and biographer. She has written fifteen books, including biographies of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. She will be talking on ‘Looking at England: John Betjeman, John Piper and the Shell Guides’. The talk, which will be followed by a Q&A, starts at 7pm, and tickets will be available nearer the time, via this website.