Joanna Trollope @ Hexham Festival

Joanna Trollope @ Hexham Festival
  • Queen's Hall, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS
    Queen's Hall
    Beaumont Street Hexham , NE46 3LS UNITED KINGDOM
  • 04/03/2017 19:30 - 04/03/2017 19:30

£10.00

To celebrate the publication of our 2017 Programme Hexham Book Festival is delighted to welcome one of the UK’s favourite novelists, Joanna Trollope to the Queen’s Hall to talk about her latest book City of Friends. " " " "Joanna is the author of many highly acclaimed and bestselling novels and was appointed OBE in 1996. She is a trustee of the National Literacy Trust and has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes. In 2014 she updated Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility as the opening novel in the Austen Project.

Joanna Trollope is the author of many highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, including The Rector's Wife, Marrying the Mistress, Daughters in Law and City of Friends. She was appointed OBE in 1996, and a trustee of the National Literacy Trust in in 2012. She has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes; she has been part of two DCMS panels on public libraries and is patron of numerous charities, including Meningitis Now, and Chawton House Library. In 2014, she updated Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility as the opening novel in the Austen Project.