AK Blakemore

AK Blakemore

Andy Miller talks to AK Blakemore about her gripping debut novel that takes the reader into the midst of the Puritan regime and harrowing witch trials of seventeenth-century England. A brilliant work of historical fiction, it won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize in 2021, and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.

AK Blakemore is the author of two full-length collections of poetry: Humbert Summer (Eyewear, 2015) and Fondue (Offord Road Books, 2018), which was awarded the 2019 Ledbury Forte Prize for Best Second Collection. She also works as a translator.

Andy Miller is a reader, author and editor of books. He is one of the presenters of Backlisted Podcast and he lives in Whitstable.

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Event Date Sat 12 Feb 12:00 pm
Individual Price £7.00
Location The Old Brewery Store
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