Writing with Heart
Tuesday 10th May, 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Winton Building Room 5, University of Winchester
Beth will discuss her writing journey, how and why she writes uplifting fiction, and why she believes reading should never be a guilty pleasure.
Beth O’Leary is a Sunday Times bestselling author whose books have been translated into more than 30 languages.
She wrote her debut novel, ‘The Flatshare’, on her train journey to and from her job at a children’s publishing house. The book has been longlisted for the Comedy Women in Print Prize and shortlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award.
Beth now lives in the Hampshire countryside and writes full time.
Beth O’Leary’s latest book, The No-Show was published by Quercus on 5th April 2022 and on 24th April reached No.5 on the Sunday Times Bestseller List.
Special guest: Louise Morrish
Louise Morrish is a Librarian from Hampshire whose debut novel won the 2019 Penguin Random House First Novel Competition in partnership with the Daily Mail. She finds inspiration for her stories in the real-life adventures of women in the past, whom history has forgotten. Her novel, Operation Moonlight will be published on 21st July 2022.
HWS Members entry: free
Visitors tickets £10; Students £2
Networking from 7pm
Book Stalls : P&G Wells Books and HWS Member Dai Henley