Jeanette Winterson “in Conversation” with: Audrey Niffenegger ** PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT **
|Starts:||19:30 13 Oct 2013|
|Ends:||21:30 13 Oct 2013|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
|How much:||£12 / £10|
Audrey Niffenegger was born in 1963 in the idyllic hamlet of South Haven, Michigan. Her family moved to Evanston, Illinois and she has lived in or near Chicago for most of her life.
Niffenegger trained as a visual artist and has exhibited her artist’s books, prints, paintings, drawings and comics at Printworks Gallery in Chicago since 1987. She published The Time Traveler’s Wife in 2003 with the independent publisher MacAdam/Cage. It was an international best seller, and has been made into a movie.
Niffenegger’s second novel, Her Fearful Symmetry, was published in 2009. In 2008 she made a serialized graphic novel for the Guardian,The Night Bookmobile, which was published in book form in September, 2010. Her opera Miss Raven was commissioned by the Royal Opera House and was written in collaboration with choreographer Wayne McGregor and composer Gabriel Yared. She is working on her third novel, The Chinchilla Girl in Exile. Niffenegger taught book arts for many years in Columbia College’s MFA program in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts and is now on the faculty of the Columbia College Fiction Writing Department.
This event is part of the Manchester Literature Festival
- PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT **
Travel and Contact Information
The Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama