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Author Q&A - Joanne Harris

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I am thrilled that Joanne Harris is joing us for a Q&A. Joanne is absolutely one of my favourite authors, and I am clearly not alone, she has a huge list of bestselling books, awards and achievements to her name and an army of fans. She is also one of the most generous authors in terms of supporting others and sharing her wisdom (in particular on Twitter).

Don’t miss this chance to ask Joanne your questions and gain from her advice, experience and insight.

Joanne Harris (MBE) was born in Barnsley in 1964, of a French mother and an English father. She studied Modern and Mediaeval Languages at Cambridge and was a teacher for fifteen years, during which time she published three novels, including Chocolat (1999), which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche .

Since then, she has written 15 more novels, two novellas, two collections of short stories, a Dr Who novella, guest episodes for the game Zombies, Run, the libretti for two short operas, several screenplays, a musical and three cookbooks. Her books are now published in over 50 countries and have won a number of British and international awards. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, has honorary doctorates in literature from the universities of Sheffield and Huddersfield, and has been a judge for the Whitbread Prize, the Orange Prize, the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science, as well as for the Fragrance Foundation awards for perfume and perfume journalism (for which she also received an award in 2017) .

Earlier Event: September 10
Literary agent Q&A with Jonny Geller