This event has been cancelled
Hull’s premier literature festival continues for 2020.
Curated and hosted by Jennifer Hodgson, Humber Mouth’s reader-in-residence, these events for readers and writers will welcome some of the country’s best and most important contemporary writers to Hull.
All events are free and will take place at Hull Central Library’s stunning James Reckitt Room.
Friday 3 April
Deborah Levy is the author of seven novels, including Swimming Home, Hot Milk and The Man Who Saw Everything. She has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize twice and the Goldsmiths Prize twice. Deborah Levy is also the author of an acclaimed series of living autobiographies, Things I Don’t Want To Know and The Cost of Living. The final volume of this series, Real Estate, will be published by Hamish Hamilton in 2021.
Thursday 21 May
Isabel Waidner is a critical theorist and writer of the novel We Are Made Of Diamond Stuff (2019), which was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize and is currently longlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize. Waidner is a co-founder of the event series Queers Read This at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and an academic at Roehampton University in London.