ICCW Day Guest Author: Deborah Moggach
B609, School of English, City North Campus
City North Campus Perry Barr Birmingham B42 2SU United Kingdom
This event is free.
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Join us for a very special ICCW guest seminar, featuring the award-winning novelist and screenwriter Deborah Moggach.
Deborah is the author of 17 successful novels including the bestselling Tulip Fever. Her latest novel Heartbreak Hotel was published by Chatto & Windus in February 2013.
Deborah's screenplay for the film of Pride and Prejudice, starring Keira Knightley, was nominated for a BAFTA, and her TV screenplays include the acclaimed Love in a Cold Climate and award-winning adaptations of her own novels Close Relations and Final Demand. Deborah won a Writers Guild Award for her adaptation of Anne Fine’s Goggle-eyes. These Foolish Things was adapted for the screen under the title The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and starred Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith.
Deborah has been Chairman of the Society of Authors and worked for PEN's Executive Committee, as well as being a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in Wales.
Deborah will be discussing her extraordinary writing life. After Deborah has spoken about her work, there will be time for questions and conversation.
The Institute of Creative and Critical Writing hosts a series of events throughout the academic year that are exclusively for our students and staff. This event is one of them. It provides unique opportunities for our students and staff to meet renowned authors and literary professionals.