Dates and times
Sunday 22 March 2020
1:15PM - 2:15PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.
Ian McEwan once said, 'When women stop reading, the novel will be dead.' Helen Taylor’s Why Women Read Fiction explains how precious fiction is to women readers. Drawing on over 500 inter-views with women readers and writers. It describes how, where, and when British women read fiction, and examines how it helps female readers understand and shape their own life stories. A Bite of the Apple by Lennie Goodings is part-memoir, part history of Virago, and part thoughts on over forty years of feminist publishing. This is the story of Virago Press became one of the most important and influential English-language publishers in the world. Chaired by R4 Producer, Sara Davies.