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Stage Editorial

alkennedy18.jpg It’s not all ruddy pantos this month

There will also be plenty of good literary chat too especially when the author A.L. Kennedy is in town for an event in which she’ll appear in conversation with Rachel Hewitt.

A.L. Kennedy was born in Dundee and is the author of six much lauded novels including ‘Serious Sweet’, ‘The Blue Book’, ‘Everything You Need’ and ‘Day’, which won the Costa Book of the Year award in 2007. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and was twice included in the Granta Best of Young British Novelists list. She is also a dramatist for the stage, radio, TV and film, and has published seven short story collections including ‘All The Rage’ (2015) and ‘Indelible Acts’ (2002). She regularly reads her work on BBC radio, writes and performs one-person shows, and also writes for a number of UK and overseas publications including The Guardian. She will be in conversation at Newcastle University with Rachel Hewitt, author of ‘A Revolution of Feeling’, a history of 1790s radicals including Mary Wollstonecraft. 

A.L. Kennedy, Thursday 6 December, Culture Lab, Newcastle University, 7.15pm, free but ticketed. More info and to register: ncl.ac.uk/ncla/events/item/eventalkennedy.html