If you live in or near Durham, there are some interesting talks coming up for the Durham Book Festival.
Here's an example: Writing from Conflict with Michelle Green and David Constantine
How have these writers responded to their experiences of conflict?
- Date and time: Saturday 10 October, 3pm-4pm
- Location: Palace Green Library (Wolfson Gallery), Durham
- Information and booking
Michelle Green worked in a humanitarian aid centre in Darfur, at the height of the Sudanese civil war. She has written a collection of stories, Jebel Marra, which tells the story of the war from the perspective of 15 different characters.
David Constantine is an award-winning writer who will read Asylum, a story that he has written in response to the issue of human rights and the plight of refugees.