Ghost Signs - Stu Hennigan and Heidi James In Conversation (6-8pm)

fri16sep6:00 pmfri8:00 pmGhost Signs - Stu Hennigan and Heidi James In Conversation (6-8pm)

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Ghost Signs is an eyewitness account of the author’s experiences delivering essential food and medicine to some of Leeds’ most vulnerable communities in the early stages of the pandemic during the first lockdown in 2020. It’s a timely reminder of how difficult life was for most of us during those unprecedented times, and paints a blistering portrait of the almost unimaginable poverty being endured by countless people nationwide, even before the current cost of living crisis hit. Listed as one of Blackwells Best Books of 2022, and serialised in Prospect Magazine, it’s a visceral, unflinching piece of reportage that has been widely compared to George Orwell’s classic The Road To Wigan Pier.

Stu Hennigan is a writer, poet and musician from the north of England, currently based in Leeds. His short fiction has appeared in Lune Journal and the anthology The Middle Of A Sentence, and his poetry has been published in multiple places online, including at Visual Verse. He is currently working on the second draft a new novel as well as several other shorter creative fiction and non-fiction projects. Ghost Signs is his first full-length published work.

Heidi James is the author of three novels, Wounding, So the Doves and The Sound Mirror, as well as the novella The Mesmerist’s Daughter. Her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including Somesuch Stories, Dazed and Confused, Flux, Galley Beggars and Mslexia.




September 16, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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