Natalie Haynes talks about her latest novel at the Wigtown Book festival

Natalie Haynes talks about her latest novel at the Wigtown Book festival
  • Wigtown Book Festival, Wigtown Festival Company, Country Buildings, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 9JH
    Wigtown Book Festival
    Wigtown Festival Company Country Buildings Wigtown Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 9JH UNITED KINGDOM
  • 29/09/2017 12:00 - 29/09/2017 12:00

In The Children of Jocasta, Natalie Haynes takes a fresh look at an ancient story, re-imagining in gripping prose how the Oedipus and Antigone stories would look if the female characters took centre stage. Natalie Haynes is a broadcaster and writer, whose books include The Amber Fury, shortlisted for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award.

Natalie Haynes is a writer and broadcaster. She is the author of The Amber Fury, which was shortlisted for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award, and a non-fiction book about Ancient History, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life. She has written and presented two series of the BBC Radio 4 show, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics. In 2015, she was awarded the Classical Association Prize for her work in bringing Classics to a wider audience.