Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Author visits to North Berwick and Haddington libraries


David Munro will be at North Berwick Library on Thursday 12th May at 5:30pm, tickets are free. David is author of The Time Jigsaw and  The Time Jigsaw Deliverance.  


Catherine Simpson will be appearing in the Star Room, Haddington library on Tuesday 31st May at 7.30pm. Tickets are £1.50 from the library.

Catherine’s debut novel, Truestory, tells of a young boy with Autism who refuses to leave his family’s isolated farm and interacts with the world via his computer. His mother feels trapped there with him and the novel is told from her point of view. The novel was inspired by Catherine’s experience of raising her own daughter who has autism.
Catherine is a novelist, short story writer and journalist. She was born and raised on a Lancashire dairy farm but now lives near Edinburgh. Truestory won the Scottish Book Trust “New Writers Award” for the opening chapters. Her work has been published in Gutter, New Writing Dundee and The Scotsman among others and short listed in the Bloody Scotland Short Story Competition and the Asham Award. Fellowship. She won Tyne and Esk Writer of the Year, 2013, and the Coastword Festival Short Story Competition in 2014.
 
This is a Haddington festival event. Free programmes and tickets for some festival events will be available to buy from the library.