Join us for a day of festivity as we mark 90 years to the day since Orlando: A Biography was first published.
Enjoy the text in its entirety – performed by actors, writers, artists and community readers.
Hosted by Holly Dawson.
Introduced and led by Jeanette Winterson.
The event is being live-streamed to reach every corner of the globe. Help spread the word #Orlando90
Our Orlando readers include:
Juliet Nicolson, author and granddaughter of Vita Sackville-West
Dr Darren Clarke, Rausing Head of Collections, Research and Exhibitions at Charleston
Colin Grant, author and historian
Debbie Taylor, is Editorial Director of Mslexia magazine
Eve Best, actress and director
Juno Dawson, author of Clean and contributor to I Am Heathcliff
Imogen Hermes Gower, author of The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
Catherine Taylor, deputy director of English PEN and fiction critic
Eley Williams, author of Attrib. & Other Stories
Diana Reich, Artistic Director of Charleston Festival and Small Wonder
Ingrid Persaud, winner of this year’s BBC National Short Story Award
Di Speirs, BBC Books editor
Paul Kindersley, artist and contributor to our Orlando at the present time exhibition
Some of our readers will attend in person and some have been specially filmed for the occasion.