LJMU’s Writers Workshop invites you to join Robert MacFarlane at Tate Liverpool, as he responds to the Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms exhibition (18th May – 18th Sept 2016).
Robert Macfarlane is the author of a series of prize-winning and best-selling books about landscape, nature and memory that includes Mountains of the Mind (2003), The Wild Places (2007), The Old Ways (2012) and Landmarks (2015). His work has been translated into numerous languages, and adapted for film, television and radio. He has collaborated with artists, musicians, photographers and conservationists on projects including a jazz opera staged in a former nuclear-weapons test site. At this reading, Robert will introduce his newest works: Underland, a book about subterranea and the Anthropocene, and The Lost Words: A Spell Book, a book for children, written in collaboration with the artist Jackie Morris.
LJMU Writers' Workshop is a community of writers, researchers and postgraduate students. Writing 101, its programme of free lunchtime talks, features writers, editors and publishers. The Workshop has established collaborative partnerships with The Bluecoat Centre, the E&P, PARTIA, Time to Read, NAWE, Writing on the Wall and Tate Liverpool. With Manchester Metropolitan University’s Department of Contemporary Arts, LJMU Writers’ Workshop manages The Novella Award, an annual competition in which the prize is publication by Sandstone Press, one of the UK’s leading independent publishers.
*You may have seen this event advertised elsewhere as the 26 May. We can confirm it will be held on 16 June.