Kit de Waal and Catrina Davies

Working Class Stories

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Fri 15th May 2020 Start Time: 4:00 pm End Time: 5:00 pm

Bear Pit Theatre


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Is publishing too middle class and elitist, leaving no opportunity for working class writers to have their stories heard, and are the books they do write the right ones? Kit de Waal is editor of Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers. Her work has received numerous awards including the Bridport Flash Fiction Prize and the SI Leeds Literary Reader’s Choice Prize 2014. My Name is Leon, her first novel, was published in 2016 and shortlisted for the Costa Book Award. Catrina Davies is the author of Homesick, a critically acclaimed personal account of the UK housing crisis, grappling with class, economics, mental health and nature.

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