Gregory Norminton and Naomi Booth will be in conversation discussing the themes of their work, in particular the issues surrounding climate change and the writingof dystopia in genre fiction.
Gregory Norminton is the author of four novels, two collections of short stories and a book of aphorism. He teaches creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and lives in Derbyshire.
Three journeys. Three thousand years. One destination... The Devil's Highway is a thrilling, epic and timely tale of love, loss, fanaticism, heroism and sacrifice.`Brilliant ... a powerful meditation on the damages - and the good - we have wrought, and will wreak, on the living world' Robert Macfarlane, Book of the Year
Naomi Booth was born and raised in West Yorkshire and is now based in York, where she lectures in Creative Writing and Literature at York St John University. Her novella, The Lost Art of Sinking, won the Saboteur Award for Best Novella 2016.
We came out here to begin again. We came out here for the clear air and a fresh start. No one said to us: beware of fresh starts. No one said to us: god knows what will begin.
Timely and suspenseful, Sealed is a gripping modern fable on motherhood. A terrifying portrait of ordinary people under threat from their own bodies and from the world around them. With elements of speculative fiction and the macabre, this is also an unforgettable story about a mother's fight to survive.