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Kamila Shamsie, Philip Jones, Rosie Goldsmith and guests

Writers’ Centre Norwich presents: The National Conversation, Part 5 – The Invisible Women

Hay Festival 2015 , 

Why, when so many women are involved in reading, writing and publishing books, are female writers so consistently under-represented in prizes and reviews? What can be done about the problem? Join Kamila Shamsie, author of six novels including the 2015 Bailey's Prize shortlisted A God in Every Stone and Orange Prize shortlisted Burnt Shadows and Philip Jones, Editor of The Bookseller to discuss the gender bias in literature as well as some radical solutions as to how to fix it. A National Conversation debate chaired by Chris Gribble (Writers’ Centre Norwich).

Follow the pre-event warm-up and discussion on and on Twitter using #NatConv.

Kamila Shamsie, Philip Jones, Rosie Goldsmith and guests