Tagged: Jeanette Winterson

Winterson and Shamsie in feminist fairy tale line-up from Vintage

Vintage will publish a series of classic fairy tales which “don’t need a happily ever after”, with feminist rewriting from authors Rebecca Solnit, Malorie Blackman,... Read more

Authors back Extinction Rebellion 'hypocrites' letter

Authors Ian McEwan, Michael Morpugo, Jeanette Winterson and Neil Gaiman are among the more than 100 prominent names who have signed an open letter to the... Read more

Winterson discusses sexbots and 'boomerang' nature of time at Vintage showcase

The "boomerang" nature of time was discussed at the Vintage for Change evening, along with teen revolution and the sensibilities of sexbots, as Jeanette Winterson and... Read more

McEwan and Winterson join Hay line-up as full 2019 programme revealed

Ian McEwan and Jeanette Winterson are among the authors joining Hay Festival this year as the 2019 programme is unveiled, with a new EU project... Read more

Pictures of the week

Jacqueline Wilson celebrates World Book Day in this week's pictures round-up, while a new branch of Blackwell's opens in Manchester and the Women's Prize for... Read more

Ian McEwan joins Southbank’s Literature Season line-up

Ian McEwan will join writers James Ellroy, Jeanette Winterson and Robert Macfarlane on the Southbank Centre’s Summer 2019 Literature Season, with a packed programme of... Read more

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up Dame Kelly Holmes celebrates the paperback publication of La Belle Sauvage while staff at Quarto welcome one of their authors... Read more

Canongate grabs rights to Winterson's lecture on gender inequality

Canongate will this November publish Jeanette Winterson’s lecture on gender inequality, given at The Houses of Parliament in June and broadcast on BBC One.... Read more

Bush and Winterson to star in 2018's Bradford Literature Festival

Musician-writer Kate Bush, novelist Jeanette Winterson and former boxer Frank Bruno are among those participating in the Bradford Literature Festival 2018, in association with Provident Financial Group, where over 500... Read more

Honours for Waterstone, Ishiguro, Beard and Calder

Tim Waterstone, founder of the eponymous bookshop chain Waterstones, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List with a knighthood for "services to bookselling and charity".... Read more

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