Nell Zink has worked in the construction, pharmaceutical, and software industries, and is now a translator living in Germany. As a writer, Zink founded an indie rock fanzine in the ’90s, and published short pieces in a variety of outlets. She is the author of The Wallcreeper and Mislaid.
Events : Author Talk
Unofficial Minecraft comes to Dubai! Do you know what Unofficial Minecraft is? Do your children play it and would you like to know more? Let Sean Fay Wolfe explain how his book was inspired by his fascination with the online game and the issues this posed. Alongside this, Sean will explore the structure of story-writing … Continued
Are there any Geeks out there? Anyone want to be a model? Do you know that one teaspoon of a neutron star weighs billions of tonnes or are you someone who would never underestimate the power of a well-placed apostrophe? It may be that you just enjoy a great read and are intrigued to find out … Continued
Freya North, author of fourteen bestselling novels, has been praised for the emotional power and honesty of her books as well as their sharp twists, vivid settings and all-too-human characters. In this session she will talk about the surprisingly fine line authors walk when choosing between offering readers realism or escapism. Is “happily ever after” always … Continued
The celebrated American novelist Jeffrey Eugenides will be at the Centre for Fine Arts on 23 June. In the past 20 years he has written just three books, but each one with the status of a contemporary classic. His debut novel, The Virgin Suicides, made into a film by Sofia Coppola, was published in 1993 … Continued
Robin Hobb will be visiting Science Fiction Bokhandeln in Gothenburg to talk about her newly released book: Assassin’s Fate. This much-anticipated novel concludes the Fitz and the Fool trilogy. Come and listen to us in discussion with Robin, ask your own questions about her books, and listen to her read an excerpt from Assassin’s Fate. Robin Hobb is … Continued
One of the most compelling non-fiction writers at work today, Philip Hoare will be at Shakespeare & Co. in Paris to discuss the astonishing RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR, a portrait of the subtle, beautiful, inspired and demented ways in which we have come to terms with our watery planet. If you’d like to pre-order a signed and personalized … Continued