Monique Roffey | Big Read 2021: bookings now open

New Writing South is delighted to be working in collaboration with University of Brighton, supporting their Big Read programme, which this year focuses on Monique Roffey’s Costa Award prize-winning novel, The Mermaid of Black Conch (2020).

Together with the University of Brighton, we are very excited to welcome author Monique Roffey to read from her celebrated novel at a special Big Read online event on Thursday 13 May at 6.30pm.

The reading will be followed by a discussion about the novel with Dr Vedrana Velickovic and an opportunity for you to join in the conversation directly with the author by posing your questions to her – this can be done in advance using the booking form below, or added to the chat on the night.


13 May 2021 - 13 April 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free – but booking required

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