Writing a First Novel: From Fact to Fiction : how and why to fictionalise a sexual assault
Winnie Li with Bernardine Evaristo
Plus student readings from Ali Fletcher & Iris Mauricio
Brunel Library (BANN 226)
Wednesday 14th February
17:30 – 19:30
Winnie M Li is an author and activist. Her debut novel, DARK CHAPTER, won The Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize 2017 and will be translated into eight languages. It was also 2nd place in the SI Leeds Literary Prize 2016 and Highly Commended for the CWA Debut Dagger 2015. A Harvard graduate, Winnie previously wrote for travel guide books, produced independent feature films, and programmed for film festivals. After earning an MA in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, she now writes across a range of media, runs arts festivals, and is a PhD researcher in Media and Communications at the London School of Economics.