World-class writers, exclusive venues and London’s toughest interviewers
15 March 2016
Ministry of Stories, a writing charity in Hoxton, puts Charlie Higson, Sophie Kinsella and Laura Dockrill under pressure as the young writers from their after school workshops take the lead in an exclusive ‘in conversation’ event.
Grown-ups can now experience the magic of the award winning Ministry of Stories – the writing charity co-founded by author Nick Hornby – with a new series of events ‘The Ministry of Stories Presents’.
Kicking of the series are authors Charlie Higson, Sophie Kinsella and Laura Dockrill talking about childhood, at Penguin Random House.
To celebrate the launch, audience members will receive two free glasses of wine with every ticket purchased. All proceeds from the event go back into supporting writing projects at the Ministry.
Charlie is an author, actor, comedian and writer for television and radio. He wrote the Young Bond series, which has now sold over a million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 24 different languages.
Sophie is the author of novels The Wedding Girl, Cocktails for Three and the best-selling Shopaholic series. Her books have been translated into over 30 languages and her novel Confessions of a Shopaholic was adapted into a film.
Laura is a writer, illustrator and performance poet whose work includes Lorali and the acclaimed Darcy Burdock books for children.
Date: Wednesday 23 March
Place: Penguin Random House HQ, 80 Strand, WC2R 0LR
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