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Sunjeev Sahota and Conor O’Callaghan in conversation with Harriet Tarlo

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Sun, 17 October 3:00pm

Two very different but equally innovating and intriguing writers both – happily for us – making Sheffield their home.  Booker shortlisted for his novel The Year of the Runaways, Sunjeev Sahota returns with Booker longlisted, China Room.  This intricate tale spans continents and decades following a troubled youth travelling to rural India and deep into his family history.  Poet and writer Conor O’Callaghan’s latest novel We Are Not in the World is a lorry-driving road trip unlike any other, laced with wry comedy and private tragedy and infused with a distinctly poetic language and atmosphere.

Harriet Tarlo is Professor of Ecopoetry and Poetics at Sheffield Hallam University

Part of Fiction Day

Tickets

£6/£5 or buy any 2 Fiction Day events for £10/£8

Venue

Firth Hall, Firth Court, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, S10 2TN

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Genre

Fiction

Disabled Access?

Yes

Family Event?

No