Presenting two distinctive and brilliant stylists, whose stories drill beneath the surface of familiar domestic and family settings to reveal the truth that there is nothing stranger than everyday life. Tessa Hadley is the author of six highly praised novels and three equally acclaimed collections of short stories, the most recent of which is Bad Dreams. “Tessa Hadley recruits admirers with each book” – Hilary Mantel.
Granta Best of British Young Novelist David Szalay is the multi award-winning author of four novels. 2016’s All that Man Is, which tells the stories of nine different men at transitional life-stages, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Gordon Burn Prize: “[an] intelligent, moving, thoroughly European search for the meaning of life” – The Times. They will be in conversation with author and journalist Chris Power.
This is a rare public appearance by this year’s most talked about fiction writer David Szalay together with Small Wonder stalwart Tessa Hadley, both reading from and discussing their latest work..
Shuttle bus to/from Lewes train station and Charleston available for main events and workshops
Concessionary rate applies to students, seniors (over 65) and unemployed adults