Comparative Literature

Writing fiction employability event

3 March 2017

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As part of the Humanities for Hire employability events the School of European Culture and Languages is hosting a 'Writing Fiction and Getting Published' event on Thursday 9 March 2017 from 5-6pm in the Gulbenkian cinema.

A panel of staff, students and alumni who have recently published novels will talk about their books, the process of writing and how they got published. There will then be an opportunity for a Q&A session.

Dr Anna Katharina Schaffner, Reader in Comparative Literature and Medical Humanities in the Department of Comparative Literature will talk about her debut novel, The Truth about Julia (Allen & Unwin, 2016).

Lesley Gray, a PhD Student in the Department of Comparative Literature, who also works in publishing will discuss her novel The King's Jockey (Solis Press, 2013).

Christian Moretti, Alumni from the Department of Comparative Literature, will discuss his two novels published in Italian, L'Attesa delle Isole [The Wait of the Islands], (Edizioni Croce, 2016) and Che Morte non vi Separi [Till Death Don’t Do Us Part] (Europa Edizioni, 2015).

The event will be followed by a wine reception in the Colyer Ferguson foyer and a chance to meet the authors.

All are welcome. Please book for this event at Staff and alumni should email to book.


Comparative Literature, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 827159 or email the department

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