Bath Literature Festival brings award-winning author to Keynsham

Published on: 05 Feb 2016

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February 2016

An author will be discussing her award-winning debut novel in front of an audience in Keynsham as part of The Independent Bath Literature Festival 2016.

The popular event is bringing writer Claire Fuller to the town’s Community Space where she will talk about her book and life as an author with festival artistic director Viv Groskop.

Claire’s novel Our Endless Numbered Days, which won the Desmond Elliot Prize in 2015, has been selected as the title for this year’s Bath Big Read, which invites book groups and readers across the area to enjoy the book and then share their thoughts.

A spokesperson for the festival said: “In her gripping novel, readers are taken on a journey of tension and intrigue in a masterfully written fairy tale thriller… this debut writer is a talent not to be missed.”

Claire will be visiting Keynsham on Saturday, February 27, from 2-3pm, and tickets are £5 for adults and £3 concessions from Bath Box Office on 01225 463362 or from http://bathfestivals.org.uk/literature.

Before then, people can join a Bath Big Read Book Group event at Keynsham Library on Thursday, February 11, from 3-4pm.

The book group is free to attend and includes a free copy of the novel, which can be collected from Keynsham Library or from Bath Box Office. Places must be booked either at the library or via Bath Box Office.

Claire will also speaking in Bath at the Guildhall on Sunday, February 28, from 2.45-3.45pm.

The Independent Bath Literature Festival runs from Friday, February 26, until Sunday, March 6, and the programme features a wide range of speakers, including Brian Blessed, Jamie Cullum, Celia Imrie, Dom Joly, Marian Keyes, Jonathan Dimbleby and a host of others, and a range of literary walks.

Find out more at http://bathfestivals.org.uk/literature.

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