2016 Writers in Residence Launch Evening announced!

2016 Writers in Residence Launch Evening announced!

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We have just unveiled the details of our very special 2016 Writers in Residence Launch Evening which takes place at The National Liberal Club in London on the evening of Monday, 12th October. 

Now into its fifth year, the Writers in Residence scheme was established by Gladstone’s Library and salonniere and author of Maggie and Me, Damian Barr. 

This special launch event will be hosted by Damian who will interview previous Writers in Residence, Richard Beard and Sarah Perry, and introduce our four Writers in Residence for 2016: Rebecca Farmer (Not Really), Natasha Pulley (The Watchmaker of Filigree Street), Amy Liptrot (The Outrun) and Susan Barker (The Incarnations), who will all then read from their works. 

Tickets for this exclusive event are priced at £15. These limited tickets will sell out.

To book, please call Reception on 01244 532350 or email enquiries@gladlib.org.

All bookings must be made by Thursday, 8th October.

Please note, the dress code for this event is smart – jacket, tie and shoes for men and no t-shirts or vests for women. No jeans will be permitted.


Tickets are now also onsale for the talks and masterclasses led by these Writers in Residence back home at the Library. Please click the below for further information and to book:

The Gap in the Sky - a masterclass with Rebecca Farmer - 13th February, 10am

Reading Islands - an evening with Amy Liptrot - 8th March, 7.30pm

Developing Yourself as a Writer through Diaries - a masterclass with Amy Liptrot - 19th March, 10am

An Evening with Susan Barker - 12th April, 7.30pm

A Masterclass with Susan Barker - 30th April, 10am