6th - 22nd October 2017

Main Event

Jeanette Winterson & Audrey Niffenegger

  • 13
  • Oct

2013

Sunday

7.30pm

Author and graphic novelist Audrey Niffenegger

  • Author and graphic novelist Audrey Niffenegger

Acclaimed author and Professor of Creative Writing at Manchester University’s Centre for New Writing, Jeanette Winterson talks to Audrey Niffenegger about myths, wonder, storytelling and the imagination. Based in Chicago, Audrey Niffenegger trained as a visual artist and has produced prints, paintings and drawings alongside the graphic novels The Three Incestuous Sisters, The Adventuress and The Night Bookmobile. Her novels include the international bestseller The Time Traveller’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry.

She is working on a third novel, The Chinchilla Girl in Exile, and recently published the illustrated novella Raven Girl, which she helped adapt into a ballet for the Royal Opera House. Jeanette Winterson’s books include The Daylight Gate, The Passion, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and the bestselling memoir, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?