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Forthcoming meetings

Monday 8 October

We have two great speakers for our next meeting at the University Women’s Club on Monday 8 October at 12.30.

Andrew Wilson is the highly acclaimed author of biographies of Patricia Highsmith, Sylvia Plath and Alexander McQueen. His first novel, The Lying Tongue, was published in 2007. His journalism has appeared in The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Observer, Sunday Times, Daily Mail and Washington Post. His latest novel, A Different Kind of Evil, published earlier this year, is the latest instalment in his thrilling series of novels featuring Agatha Christie, based on real events in her lifetime.

Lucy Atkins is an award winning author (three novels, seven non-fiction books) and feature journalist. Her most recent novel is The Night Visitor (Quercus, 2017). Lucy is a fiction critic for The Sunday Times and was a Costa Book Awards judge (2017). She has written features and book reviews for many UK newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph, Woman & Home, Grazia and Red magazine. She talks about books on BBC Radio Oxford, chairs events at literary festivals such as Charleston, Cheltenham and Oxford, and occasionally teaches creative writing.

NB: The charges remain as follows: everyone who has paid the annual membership of £55 pays £15 for each meeting, everyone else pays £25. If you would like to attend this meeting please email Beverly Davies to let her know.