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Val McDermid presents…

Saturday 10 August
National Library of Scotland
3 - 4pm
Free – please book in advance

Exceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid reveals her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Experience incredible writing and find out why Val feels these are the writers who are influencing and shaping the UK literary scene.

Val will be joined in conversation with three of her chosen writers as she explores what makes their work so vital.

Presented by the National Centre for Writing and British Council as part of the International Literature Showcase, a nationwide project to showcase the diversity of writers working in the UK today to an international audience. With support from Arts Council England and Creative Scotland.

In March 2019, novelist and women’s rights activist Elif Shafak unveiled her selection of some of the best women writers working today at London Book Fair. Find out more >>

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August 10, 2019 3:00 pm August 10, 2019 3:00 pm Europe/London Val McDermid presents… Writers' Centre Norwich –

Exceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid reveals her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Experience incredible writing and find out why Val feels these are the writers who are influencing and shaping the UK literary scene. Val will […]

National Library of Scotland Writers Centre Norwich