In Conversation
with author Frances White and Lynn Hamilton

A Farnham Literary Festival 2024 – an in-conversation between Dr Lynn Hamilton, UCA PhD, and author Frances White chaired by Loucia Manopoulou, UCA curator, in association with Penguin.

Event details

  • 4 March 2024 - 4 March 2024

    18:00 - 19:00 (GMT)

    UCA Farnham, Falkner Road, Surrey GU9 7DS

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UCA Farnham Galleries are organising activities to be part of or coincide with the Farnham Literary Festival 2024.

Fantasy writer Frances White will talk about her debut novel Voyage of the Damned which has been described as a whimsical murder mystery crossed with fantasy, taking inspiration from Agatha Christie. Frances will explain why her favourite things to write include: hard characters who are secretly soft, soft characters who are secretly tough, folklore and real world history colliding, and absolutely anything about revolutions. She will share her reasons for being an advocate for fat positivity and queer representation in fiction.

Voyage of the Damned:
1000 YEARS OF PEACE, A 12 DAY VOYAGE, 12 HEIRS ON BOARD ALL BLESSED WITH POWERS. BUT WHERE THIS IS MAGIC, THERE IS MURDER, AND ONE UNLIKELY HERO MUST STOP IT ALL…
To mark the thousandth year of peace in the Empire of Concordia, the emperor’s ship embarks on a 12-day voyage. Aboard are the heirs of the twelve provinces of Concordia – each graced with a unique magical ability known as a Blessing. Except one: Ganymedes Piscero. When a beloved heir is murdered, everyone is suspect. Stuck at sea and surrounded by powerful people, odds of survival are slim. But as the bodies pile higher, Ganymedes AKA Dee with his magical crew of misfits must unmask the killer before they end up as the next victim…

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Limited number FREE tickets available to UCA students. To book your FREE ticket to attend contact gallery@uca.ac.uk

 

UCA Farnham Galleries have organised activities to be part or coincide with the Farnham Literary Festival 2024 aiming to strengthen further the relationship between UCA galleries and Farnham town and engage with local organisations and the community.

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