Anne Patterson

Shortlisted for the McKitterick Prize 2018, a heart-warming novel about love, loss and listening. Set in a fictional town in Northern Ireland it tells the story of a woman who suffers a stroke at the age of 52, which affects her speech and the only word she can say is ‘Yes’. As she slowly recovers she begins to re-evaluate her life. With host Maggie Butt.

Anne Patterson lives in London and works for the NHS, doing most of her writing between nursing shifts.

Saturday 23 February, The Limes, 11am–12noon. £3 Book tickets here