Kim Sherwood and Sarah Ogilvie

Kim Sherwood and Sarah Ogilvie

For word lovers and adventurists – what does a feminist historical fiction novel about pirates, smuggling and revenge have in common with a 'people's history' of the Oxford English Dictionary? Come and find out at this exciting conversation between author Kim Sherwood and lexicographer Sarah Ogilvie, who will be exploring the question of who gets to write history via explorers, suffragists, murderers, Dr Johnson, ordinary citizens... and more.

Kim Sherwood is author of Testament and Double or Nothing. She lectures at University of Edinburgh. Sarah Ogilvie is a linguist, lexicographer, writer and technologist who has written widely on dictionaries and teaches at Oxford University.

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Event Information

Event Date Fri 16 Feb 4:00pm
Individual Price £8.00
Venue The Assembly Rooms
Categories All events, 16 February (Friday), Fiction, Historical, Non-Fiction