When an author uses her own life as source material, what extra challenges does she face? What are the pleasures of drawing from personal experience and family history, and what are the dangers? What can the exploration of memory teach us about its power and complexity? Tracey Slaughter explores key questions of life-writing in discussion with authors Catherine Chidgey, Diana Wichtel, and Vivianne Flintoff, three women whose recent acclaimed work has journeyed to the heart of the creative nonfiction form.
This event is supported by Poppies Bookshop with books for sale and signing. Cash bar More details http://hamiltonbookmonth.wixsite.com/2018/travels-in-memory