Join us for Ruskin Live


Ruskin Live
Andrew McMillan's 'playtime' cover, Andrew McMillan's 'playtime' cover, Zoe Gilbert's 'Folk' cover and Tade Thompson's Rosewater cover

Andrew McMillian

Date & Time: Tuesday 5 November 2019, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Venue: The Ruskin

Andrew McMillan is the author of the multi-award winning debut collection 'physical'. 'Andrew McMillan is writing not only see-through but see-beyond poetry.' Read Kate Kellaway's full review of 'playtime' in The Guardian, here.

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Lania Knight

Date & Time: Tuesday 3 December 2019, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Venue: The Ruskin

Lania Knight lives in Cheltenham, England. She is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at University of Gloucestershire. She has a PhD in Creative Writing/Fiction from University of Missouri. Knight's first book, Three Cubic Feet, was a 2012 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Debut Fiction. Her second book, Remnant, was published by Burlesque Press in late March 2018.

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Zoe Gilbert

Date & Time: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Venue: The Ruskin

Zoe Gilbert is the author of Folk (Bloomsbury, 2018), which was shortlisted for the 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize. Her short stories have won prizes including the Costa Short Story Award, and have appeared in many journals and anthologies, as well as on BBC Radio 4. She has travelled to China and South Korea on writing projects for the British Council, and is completing a PhD exploring folk tales new short fiction. She is the co-director of London Lit Lab, and also teaches creative writing at Arvon Foundation and the British Library. She lives near the sea in Kent.

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Tade Thompson

Date & Time: Tuesday 25 February 2020, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Venue: The Ruskin

Tade Thompson is the author of ROSEWATER books, the MOLLY SOUTHBOURNE books, and MAKING WOLF, as well as the short stories THE APOLOGISTS, YARD DOG, and other works. He is a multiple winner of the Nommo Award, winner of the Golden Tentacle award at the Kitsches, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, a Shirley Jackson Award finalist, a Theodore Sturgeon Award finalist, and a nominee for both the British Fantasy Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award. His background is in medicine, psychiatry and social anthropology. His hobbies include jazz, visual arts, martial arts, comics and pretending he will ever finish his TBR stack. 'Rosewater' is the winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award 2019.

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