EIBF 2012 Thursday 23 August
10:15 Jennie Erdal & Peter Stamm
Sense and Sensibility
Connections between our intelligence and our emotions are explored in Erdal’s Missing Shade of Blue and Stamm’s Seven Years.
11:00-12:30 Writing Workshop
Getting to the Heart of the Story
Sophie Cook helps to develop the short story.
11:30 Kate Summerscale
Unleashing Another Victorian Scandal
Learn more about Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace.
14:00 Norman Davies & Tom Pow
What Was Lost
Lost empires and dying villages.
15:30 Aneurin Wright & Denise Mina
Sketching Out an Age old Problem
American Wright joins Scottish crime writer and graphic novelist, Denise Mina, to discuss Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park…When You’re 29 and Unemployed.
18:30 Practical Poetry
Inspiring Young People With Poetry
Liz Niven shares the success of various projects aimed at inspiring young people to write poetry.