Lewes Literary Society

Events 2021

We’ve gone online. Well, who hasn’t, frankly?
Our next online talk and Q&A is with Lynne Truss on Tuesday 9th February, 2021.

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Lynne Truss

9th February 2021

Lynne Truss describes herself as a flighty writer. She’s currently producing an award-winning series of comic crime novels set in Brighton in the 1950s (the Constable Twitten mysteries). She has also been a top columnist, critic, sportswriter and radio dramatist, as well as (accidentally) Queen of the Apostrophe with her massive bestseller, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. She’ll be talking in general about the art and craft of writing, and in particular why she has killed people with milk bottles in her latest novel.

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

Lucy Atkins

16th March 2021

Lucy Atkins is an award-winning author of four novels and several non-fiction titles. She is a Sunday Times book critic and has written for many publications including The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph, and The T.L.S. Lucy teaches on the creative writing Masters degree at Oxford University. The Guardian called her most recent novel, Magpie Lane,  ‘the word of mouth success of lockdown’.

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

Amanda Craig

20th April 2021

Amanda Craig is an author, critic and journalist. Her most recent novel, her ninth, The Golden Rule, was inspired by both Patricia Highsmith’s classic Strangers on a Train and the fairy-tale of Beauty and the Beast. It was picked as a Book to Look For in 2020 by The Times, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail, the Financial Times and the Observer. 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.