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Dystopia and cake: Fiona Shaw discusses her latest novel, Outwalkers.

Rowntree Park Reading Cafe
27th September 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm £6

A future England, and Jake and his dog Jet are trying to reach Scotland. But nobody leaves England now, and there’s a border, and guards with guns, and the government has eyes everywhere.

Come and hear about Jake, Jet and the Outwalkers. And come and discuss what you think might happen in the future. And in case that all sounds too stressful, come and drink tea, and eat cake, because everything feels better with tea and cake.

Author’s Biography:

Fiona Shaw was born in London and studied at the University of York and the University of Sussex, completing her academic studies in York with a PhD on the American poet, Elizabeth Bishop.

She is the author of a memoir and five novels. She has been a Royal Literary Fund writing fellow, and has run a reading-round book group (also for the RLF). She is also a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Northumbria.


27th September 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Rowntree Park Reading Cafe

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