Tagged: Kerry Hudson

How to build a relevant book festival now

Kerry Hudson explains how the Breakthrough Festival came about, and how it is different to traditional literary festivals. Read more

'Libraries saved my life', says Lowborn author Kerry Hudson

Lowborn author Kerry Hudson has told a Scottish conference that libraries saved her life. Read more

SoA awards 78 writers £185k in support grants

The Society of Authors (SoA) has awarded 78 writers financial grants worth almost £185,000 to support their ongoing projects. Read more

40 feminist writers take up fight against domestic violence in 'empowering' collection

Layla Saad, Dorothy Koomson, Kate Mosse, Laura Bates and Kerry Hudson are among 40 writers contributing to a "uniquely empowering" feminist charity book collection, spearheaded by the Feminist Book Society, in collaboration... Read more

Barker, Hudson and Porter on Gordon Burn longlist

Pat Barker’s re-telling of the Trojan wars The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton) joins Kerry Hudson’s memoir Lowborn (Chatto) and Max Porter’s mythic tale Lanny (Faber) on the longlist for... Read more

Kerry Hudson | 'I want to do as much as I can to get this book to young people [who are] like I was'

Following two prize-winning novels, Kerry Hudson has written a redemptive memoir in which she revisits the locations of her poor working-class childhood. Read more

Self and De Waal join WoWFest 2019 line-up

Liverpool’s longest-running literature festival has revealed its programme for 2019 with Will Self and Kit De Waal joining the line-up.  Read more

Hudson and Nicholls urge Waterstones to pay real living wage

Waterstones is under mounting pressure to pay its staff the “real living wage” with authors Kerry Hudson and David Nicholls backing the campaign as Waterstones... Read more

Chatto acquires memoir of novelist Kerry Hudson

Chatto & Windus has acquired the "timely and affecting" memoir of novelist Kerry Hudson, Lowborn, exploring what it means to be poor in post-Brexit Britain.... Read more

Hudson wins Prix Femina Etranger 2015

Bookseller Rising Star 2014 Kerry Hudson has won French literary prize, the Prix Femina Etranger 2015, for her second novel, Thirst (Chatto & Windus).... Read more

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