Novelist Ann Cleeves - Monday, 3/12/18, 13:00 - 14:00

Ann Cleeves


Creative Conversations

Date: Monday 3rd December 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
Category: Public lectures
Speaker:Ann Cleeves

WildFireAnn Cleeves is the author of over thirty critically acclaimed novels, and in 2017 was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger. She is the creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez who can now be found on television in ITV’s Vera and BBC One’s Shetland.

The TV series and the books they are based on have become international sensations, capturing the minds of millions worldwide.  Ann worked as a probation officer, bird observatory cook and auxiliary coastguard before she started writing. She is a member of Murder Squad, working with other British northern writers to promote crime fiction.

Ann is also a passionate champion for libraries and was a National Libraries Day Ambassador in 2016. Ann lives in North Tyneside near where the Vera books are set.

The Creative Conversations Speaker series returns for its third year. All events are free and open to the public.

This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest and programmed by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow. All events are free & open to the public.

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First published: 23 October 2018