22nd Oct 2013 5:30pm-6:30pm
What is the 'unacceptable'? And why write it? This discussion explores the ethics and aesthetics of cruelty and trauma as a subject for literature.
Heidi James’ novel Wounding will be published by Bluemoose Books in April, 2014. She has been shortlisted for the Cinnamon Poetry Prize. Her novella The Mesmerist's Daughter (published by Apis Books) was launched in July 2007. Her novel Carbon, was published by Blatt in October 09 and is published in Spanish by El Tercer Nombre. Carbon is currently being made into a film by British film company, Institute for Eyes. Her most recent collaboration with Gwyneth Herbert, The Sea Cabinet, attracted outstanding reviews from The Guardian, Vogue and The FT, among others. Her essays and short stories have appeared in various publications and anthologies including Dazed and Confused, Next Level, Flux, Brand, Mslexia, Another Magazine, Undercurrent, 3:AM London, New York, Paris, Dreams That Money Can Buy, Neon, Pulp.net etc. She has an MA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English Literature.
All talks begin at 5.30pm and end at 6.30pm
Falmer Campus, University of Brighton
All are welcome; booking is not required.
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