Session 2: UEA or MBA?Novelists Russell Celyn Jones (Birkbeck Creative Writing Prof) and Giles Foden (UEA Prof) discuss writers’ professional development with John Mullan (UCL Professor of Eng Lit and Guardian Book Club host).
Hay Festival 2009, Friday 29 May 2009, 2.10pm–3.30pm
Fiction: MythsIn White Ravens and The Ninth Wave the two Welsh writers re-imagine stories from the Mabinogion.
“Celyn-Jones' The Ninth Wave transports us to a post-climate change feudal world...a tense and evocative piece of work that maintains the fine tradition of Welsh myth-making.” The Big Issue
“Sheers makes his 20th century setting sing but holds on the otherworldliness of his source material…A spellbinding fable about male self-destructiveness and the effects of war on those who return home.” Financial Times
Hay Festival 2010, Sunday 30 May 2010, 4pm
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