25th Nov 2014 12:00pm-1:00pm
M129, Falmer Campus
Graham Rawle will be speaking about “Writing with Scissors” and his novel Woman’s World at Falmer in M129 on Tuesday November 25th from 12-1.
Graham Rawle is a writer and collage artist, who works in the College of Arts at Brighton University, whose visual work incorporates illustration, design, photography and installation. His weekly 'Lost Consonants' first appeared in the weekend Guardian in 1990 and ran for 15 years. He has produced other regular series for The Observer, The Sunday Telegraph Magazineand The Times.
Among his published books are The Card, The Wonder Book of Fun, Lying Doggo, and Diary of an Amateur Photographer. His collaged novel Woman's World, created entirely from fragments of found text clipped from vintage women’s magazines won wide critical acclaim, described by The Times as ‘a work of genius…the most wildly original novel produced in this country in the past decade.’ His reinterpretation of The Wizard of Oz won the Best Illustrated Trade Book Award as well as 2009 Book of the Year at the British Book Design Awards. The Card, was shortlisted for the 2013 Writers' Guild Award for fiction.