Weinrebe Lecture MT23: Blake Morrison in conversation with Hermione Lee

Blake Morrison on Two Sisters and the Art of Life-Writing

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Tuesday 31 October 2023, 5:30pm - 7pm

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College

We look forward to welcoming you to this term's Weinrebe Lecture. Blake Morrison will join Hermione Lee in conversation about his recent book Two Sisters.

Blake Morrison reflects on the challenges, rewards and ethics of putting together family memoirs.

Blake Morrison was born in Yorkshire and was formerly literary editor of the Observer and the Independent on Sunday. His publications include two bestselling memoirs, And When Did You Last See Your Father? and Things My Mother Never Told Me;
the poetry collections Dark GlassesThe Ballad of the Yorkshire Ripper and Shingle Street; and four novels, including The Last Weekend and The Executor. He has won various awards,
including the Eric Gregory, EM Forster and JR Ackerley prizes. His latest memoir, Two Sisters, came out this year along with the poetry pamphlet Skin & Blister. He has been professor of creative and life writing at Goldsmiths
University since 2003.


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