In Conversation with Kate Mosse

The Bookery Presents… Kate Mosse in Conversation

The Bookery is thrilled to welcome the international No.1 Bestselling author, Kate Mosse, on Friday 7th July. Kate will be in conversation with Anne Oxborough at Crediton Methodist Church about her new historical novel, The Ghost Ship: an epic love story of concealed identity, piracy and revenge. This tale of defiant women in a man’s world is inspired by the real-life story of 18th century pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Read.

Kate Mosse is an award-winning novelist, playwright, essayist and non-fiction writer. Her ten novels and short-story collections, include The Joubert Family Chronicles (The Burning Chambers, The City of Tears and now The Ghost Ship) – as well as the multi-million selling Languedoc Trilogy (Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel), and number one bestselling Gothic fiction The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist’s Daughter.

Her highly acclaimed non-fiction includes An Extra Pair of Hands and Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries: How Women (also) Built the World. Her latter was the basis for her recent, highly-acclaimed one-woman theatre show and features the real-life historical characters who inspired The Ghost Ship. 

The Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and Non-Fiction, Kate is also the Founder of the global #WomanInHistory campaign. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she is a Visiting Professor of Contemporary Fiction and Creative Writing at the University of Chichester and President of the Festival of Chichester.

In Conversation with Kate Mosse is on Friday 7th July at 7.30pm

Location: Crediton Methodist Church, Union Road, Crediton, EX17 3AW.

Photo credit courtesy of The Bookery


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