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Comedic Fiction: Nikesh Shukla & Emma Jane Unsworth

Tuesday 1st September 2015 6pm - 7:45pm Bristol, Foyles, 6 Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BU Literary Event, Free Event

Come and hear comedic authors Nikesh Shukla and Emma Jane Unsworth discuss the inspirations behind their latest respective works: Meatspace and Animals.


Nikesh Shukla is a successful novelist and screenwriter, and is the host of the Subaltern podcast. His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2010 and long-listed for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011. His second novel Meatspace is known for being the book that launched a tandoori lamp chop into space.


Emma Jane Unsworth’s first novel Hungry, the Stars and Everything won a Betty Trask Award from the Society of Authors and was shortlisted for the Portico Prize 2012. Her second novel Animals was published by Canongate in May 2014 and won a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2015. She is writing a third novel, as well as the screenplay of Animals.


Both Nikesh and Emma will be signing their books after the talk.

Tickets: This event is free but booking is recommended - email to reserve your place(s). Please note: no phyical tickets will be issued, the email confirmation you receive is proof of your reservation.




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