The White Review No 13: With Paul Murray, Jon Day, Owen Booth and more
The White Review, the arts and literature quarterly, celebrates issue no. 13 - featuring new fiction, essays, reportage, poetry, artwork and interviews - with readings by Paul Murray, Jon Day, Owen Booth and others.
Paul Murray is the author of An Evening of Long Goodbyes, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award in 2003, and Skippy Dies, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award in 2010 and (in the United States) the National Book Critics' Circle Award. The Mark and the Void, an except from which appears in the new issue, is his dazzling third novel. He lives in Dublin.
Owen Booth writes plays, short stories and poetry. He is a regular contributor to London Liar's League storytelling events, and has been published in anthologies including Influx Press' Connecting Nothing with Something (2013). In 2012 his audio play The Most Dangerous Woman in the World was recorded by Type O Productions. He is the winner of the 2015 White Review Short Story Prize.
Jon Day is a writer, academic and cyclist. He worked as a bicycle courier in London for several years, and is now a lecturer in English Literature at King's College London. He writes for the London Review of Books, n+1, the New Statesman among others, and is a regular book critic for the Financial Times and the Daily Telegraph. He is a contributing editor of The Junket, an online quarterly.
The evening will be moderated by White Review editors Benjamin Eastham and Jacques Testard.
Venue: The Auditorium at Foyles Charing Cross Road
Tickets: Free but limited. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
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