Author of 13 highly acclaimed novels, Michèle Roberts is best known for The Looking Glass and Daughters of the House, which won the WH Smith Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
Ignorance, her most recent novel, was longlisted for Women’s Prize for Fiction and her memoir, Paper Houses, was BBC Radio 4’s ‘Book of the Week’. She has also published poetry and short stories, most recently collected in Mud-Stories of Sex and Love.
Michèle will introduce her latest novel, A Walworth Beauty – published by Bloomsbury Publishing – a sensuous and evocative story exploring prostitution and poverty in Victorian London. Date: Friday 5 May
Venue: Jill Craigie Cinema, Plymouth University
Ticket information: £6/£4.20. Discounts available to Plymouth University students through SPiA.