NATHALIE HAYNES TALKS TO DANIEL HAHN

NATHALIE HAYNES TALKS TO DANIEL HAHN
  • Hay Festival of Literature & the Arts, 25 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD
    Hay Festival of Literature & the Arts
    25 Lion Street Hay-on-Wye , HR3 5AD UNITED KINGDOM
  • 04/06/2017 14:30 - 04/06/2017 14:30

The classicist and novelist reimagines the Oedipus and Antigone stories from the perspectives of two of the women who have often been overlooked, Jocasta and Ismene; re-telling the myth to reveal a new side of an ancient story.

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.