How I Write: Jenni Fagan

How I Write: Jenni Fagan

Q&A and Reading
  • Black and white photo of Jenni Fagan
    Jenni Fagan
Date Wednesday June 14th 2023, 19:15 - 20:15 BST
Location Online

Join us from the comfort of your sofa and listen to writers share their work, the stories behind their work, and invaluable writing advice directly from their own desk (or maybe the kitchen table). And the best part? At the end you get to ask them questions about their words, pick their brains on craft, and learn more about the business of writing.

Jenni Fagan is an award-winning novelist, poet, screenwriter and artist. She has published four novels: Panopticon (for which she became a Granta Best of Young British Novelist), Sunlight Pilgrims, Luckenbooth and, most recently, Hex. Her work has been translated into numerous languages to critical acclaim worldwide. She has written for the Independent, Marie Claire and the New York Times, and been on lists for Desmond Elliott, Encore, James Tait Black, Sunday Times Short Story Award, and BBC International Short Story Prize among others; she was twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She is the current Poetry Lecturer at Strathclyde University. Jenni is currently adapting The Blade Artist by Irvine Welsh for television, and will be adapting two of her own novels for the screen. Her memoir, Ootlin, will be published in 2023.

This session will be delivered via Zoom webinar, so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

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I feel much more confident about short stories now! In such a short time I feel I was given such a great overview and the reader/tutor was so generous with their feedback and knowledge.
— How I Write participant
Very lovely. It had an intimate feeling despite it being a Zoom event and all of us being in different places.
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"What a brilliant reading. It was intimate and moving and very listener friendly. I loved it and will be back for more."
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