18:30 – 19:30 Bright New Stars: Fiona Mozley, Rosie Price, Kate Weinberg

Walter MacFarlane Stage

Join the next generation of rising stars in literature as three debut novelists join in conversation to discuss their exciting new work.

Fiona Mozley’s debut novel Elmet was shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize and was ranked in the Books of the Year by The Guardian, The Spectator, Financial Times and Observer. Rosie Price’s debut novel What Red Was examines friendship, sexual violence, memory, power and class amongst university friends. Queen’s Park resident Kate Weinberg gives the festival an exclusive insight into The Truants, her debut novel which is published in August.

Themes of friendship, family secrets and tragedy connect these three extraordinary new novels. Fiona, Rosie and Kate will read from their work and provide an insight into their creative process to inspire aspiring authors and lovers of literature at the festival.

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