Creative Conversations: Novelist Sarah Moss - Monday 21 January 2019, 13:00 - 14:00

Sarah Moss

Creative Conversations

Date: Monday 21st January 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
Category: Public lectures

The-Tidal-Zone-188x300Sarah Moss writes on the history and literature of food and travel. She co-edits, with Nicola Humble, the Food series at Manchester University Press, and has a BA, M.St. and DPhil from Oxford University. Cold Earth (2009) was her debut novel, followed by Night Waking (2011), both published by Granta. Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland, which deals with her experience of spending a year in Iceland just after the country's economic collapse and during the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, was published by Granta in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature's 2013 Ondaatje Prize.

Bodies of Light, a novel, was published by Granta in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2015. Signs for Lost Children, a continuation of the story of Bodies of Light, was published by Granta in July 2015 and was shortlisted for The Wellcome Book Prize 2016.

Her novel, The Tidal Zone, was published by Granta in July 2016 and was shortlisted for The Wellcome Book Prize 2017.

The Creative Conversations Speaker series are free and open to the public.

This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest and programmed by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow.

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First published: 10 January 2019